Definitions for backfieldˈbækˌfild

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  1. backfield(noun)

    the offensive football players who line up behind the linemen

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  1. backfield(Noun)

    The area of play behind either the offensive or defensive line.

  2. backfield(Noun)

    The players positioned in this area.

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  1. Backfield

    The backfield is the area of an American football field behind the line of scrimmage. The backfield or offensive backfield can also refer to members of offense who begin plays behind the line, typically including any backs on the field, such as the quarterback, running back, and/or fullback.


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