Football Offense

Chapter 8

In this chapter, we'll continue our discussion of a football team's offensive unit. We'll learn about the positions and strategies that are associated with the offense in football.

The Offense

The offensive unit, or the offense for short, is called onto the field once a team has possession of the ball. The goal of the offense is to score points for their team. They do this by moving the ball on the field with running and passing toward the opposing team's end zone.

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Goals Of The Offense

The goals of the offense are the following:

The offense accomplishes these goals by gaining yards and moving closer to the opposing team's end zone

What We'll Be Learning

First, we'll learn about the basics of the offense and what their job is on the field during a football game. Next, we'll learn about huddles. Finally, we'll learn about the player positions of the offense and go through each one step by step.

Glossary Terms

At any point, you can go to our football glossary and look up any of the terms discussed in these chapters. Here are all the terms we will be covering related to the offense:

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