1. This is an area on the defensive side of the ball that is occupied by the linebackers and defensive lineman, usually totaling seven defensive players. The box is about five yards deep and will sometimes include an eighth player, referred to as bringing “eight in the box“, to help defend against the run.
1. This is another term used to describe the batter’s box.
1. With the offense only needing one yard for the first down, the Eagles bring an extra man into the box to help stop the run.
1. With the pitcher taking too long to deliver the pitch, Williams calls for time from the umpire and steps out of the box to take a few swings and use some time to gather himself.
Sports The Term Is Used
Also Known As:
1. Batter’s box