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Tackle Box

tack*le box

What Is The Definition Of Tackle Box In Football?

1. This is the area on a football field, before the snap, that is between the two offensive tackles on the offensive line.

This area is designated between the right tackle and left tackle on the offensive line, and is also known as the pocket. When the quarterback is standing within this area with the ball, they must throw the ball towards an area that is occupied by an eligible receiver, otherwise they will be penalized for intentional grounding.

Example Of How Tackle Box Is Used In Commentary

1. Tannehill doesn’t get fully outside the tackle box when he throws that ball into the flats and gets flagged for intentional grounding.

Also Known As:

1. Pocket

Sport The Term Is Used

1. Football

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