(football) a back on the offensive team (a fullback or halfback) who tries to advance the ball by carrying it on plays from the line of scrimmage
An offensive back whose primary job is to be the ballcarrier.
A running back is an American and Canadian football position who typically lines up in the offensive backfield. The primary roles of a running back are to receive handoffs from the quarterback for a rushing play, to catch passes from out of the backfield, and to block. There are usually one or two running backs on the field for a given play, depending on the offensive formation. A running back may be a halfback or a fullback.
The numerical value of running back in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of running back in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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