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.
Goals Of The Offense
The goals of the offense are the following:
- to score points
- to maintain strong field position
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.
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:
- Hurry-up Offense
- Quarterback Sneak
- Offensive Line
- Offensive Backfield
- Running Backs
- Wide Receivers
- Tight Ends
- Complete Pass
- Incomplete Pass
We also offer interactive graphics for you to explore. We made one for the positions of the offense to help you understand it.
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