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Offensive Line (OL)

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What Is The Definition Of Offensive Line In Football?

1. The front players in an offensive formation in football are called the offensive line. The offensive line lines up along the line of scrimmage and directly face the defensive line on the field.

Typically, an offensive line includes two tackles, two guards and a center, with the center being responsible for snapping the ball to the quarterback. The main responsibilities for offensive linemen is to protect the quarterback and block during run and passing plays.

Examples Of How Offensive Line Is Used In Commentary

1. The Eagles’ offensive line has been spectacular today, giving up zero sacks and helping to establish the run by opening up holes for Westbrook to run his way to over 100 yards.

Sports The Term Is Used

1. Football

Abbreviated As:

1. OL

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