A personal foul committed by the offensive team during a throw-in shall be an offensive foul, regardless of whether the ball has been released. Contact which occurs on the hand of the offensive player, while that part of the hand is in contact with the ball, is legal.
When a player uses their hands to grab their opponent to impede or prevent them from moving or advancing with or without the ball. ILLEGAL OR “MOVING” PICK/SCREEN. HAND CHECK. ILLEGAL HAND USE OR “REACHING IN” TRIPPING. ELBOWING. CHARGING. BLOCKING. TECHINCAL FOUL.
The unnecessary roughness penalty is a personal foul designed for the purpose of player safety. There is a large umbrella of plays and examples that will result in unnecessary roughness being called, but is most notably called when a defensive player makes contact to the head or neck area of a defenseless player.
The 4-3 defense can be effective against the passing game, as long as a team has a good defensive line. Whereas in the 3-4 defense a team will usually need to blitz at least one linebacker to get pressure on the quarterback, a 4-3 team can leave that job up to the defensive line and…
The lines at each end of the field are called the end lines. The lines along each side of the field are called the sidelines. The goal lines are 10 yards inside and parallel to each end line. The area bounded by the goal lines and sidelines is known as the field of play.
Scrimmage is a funny word. Why not just call it the line of play or the line of action? Scrimmage, like many football terms, comes from rugby and what is affectionately known as the “scrum”. Scrum is short for scrummage which sounds an awful lot like scrimmage.May 16, 2012
The line of scrimmage in football is the yard line that shows the spot of the ball on the field. Wherever the ball goes, the line of scrimmage follows. Also known as the scrimmage line, the line of scrimmage is used to align players at the start of a down. The line of scrimmage can…