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Slot Receiver

slot re*ceiv*er

What Is The Definition Of A Slot Receiver In Football?

1. This is an offensive position in football where the player generally lines up slightly back from the line of scrimmage and slightly inside the wide receivers on either side of the field.

The slot receiver is responsible for blocking and receiving shorter passes. The position is sometimes referred to as a slotback and is often used in flexbone formations.

Examples Of How Slot Receiver Is Used In Commentary

1. The defense will want to take notice of Welker, who’s been effective in the red zone when he’s lined up as the slot receiver.

Sports The Term Is Used

1. Football

Also Known As:

1. Slotback

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