Football Positions

What are the football positions? What is the offense? What is the defense? What is the special teams? Get ready to explore the football player positions with this interactive graphic.
Football Positions

Football Positions

The positions in football are divided into three (3) groups of players:

  1. Offense
  2. Defense
  3. Special Teams

REMEMBER: Football allows for unlimited substitutions when the ball is dead.

Football Offense

The offense is the team that has the ball. The offensive player positions are:

Football Defense

The defense is the team that does not have the ball. The defensive player positions are:

Football Special Teams

The special teams comes onto the field to perform kicks and returns. The special teams player positions are:

Learn Football

You can learn more about the player positions by reading these tutorials:

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