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Football Offense

What is the offense? How many players are on the offense? What are the positions of the football offense? Get ready to learn all about football offenses.

Football Offense

The team that has the ball is on offense. The players that make up the offensive unit are called offensive players.

Football Offense

Offense Positions

A football offense has the following positions:

Football Offense Goals

The goals of the offense are:

The offense accomplishes these goals through running plays and passing plays that move the ball closer to the opposing team's end zone.

Football Huddles

A football huddle is when a group of players gather together on the field for a short meeting to discuss the upcoming play. The offense may perform a huddle or skip it before the down.

Football Huddles

Offense Terms

Here are some glossary terms related to the offense:

Offense Graphic

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