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Will Football Fans in London Welcome American Football - BetUs.com Tweet this news Mixx

BetUs.com--by Nila Amerova I was asked this question the other day: whether football fans in London would welcome -American football-. My immediate response was a ...

Fri, 29 Oct 2010 22:51:35 GMT+00:00

Gridiron football concepts

CodesAmerican * Canadian (US-Canadian comparison) * Arena * Indoor * 9-man * 8-man * 6-man * Flag * Touch * Street/Backyard
Levels of playHigh school * College * Sprint * Women's * Professional
FieldEnd zone * Goal line * Line of scrimmage * Neutral zone * Field goal range * Out of bounds * Sidelines
EquipmentFootball (ball) * Helmet * Shoulder pads * Uniform number * Penalty flag
PositionsOffense: Linemen * Quarterback * Running back * Halfback * Fullback * H-back * Wide receiver * Tight end * Slotback * Guard * Offensive tackle * Center * Eligible receiver
Defense: Linemen * Linebacker * Defensive tackle * Defensive end * Nose tackle * Defensive back * Cornerback * Safety * Nickelback * Dimeback
Special Teams: Placekicker * Punter * Kickoff specialist * Long snapper * Holder * Punt returner * Kickoff returner * Gunner
Other: Utility player * Triple threat man
Play typesOffense: Rush * Pass * Incomplete pass * Lateral * Bootleg play * Draw play * End-around * Flea flicker * Flexbone formation * Fourth down conversion * Hail Mary pass * Halfback option play * Hook and lateral * Kneel * Motion * Hurry-up offense * Option run * Option offense * Play action pass * Quarterback keeper * Quarterback sneak * Quick kick * Reverse * Scramble * Screen pass * Spike * Statue of Liberty * Sweep * Trick play
Defense: Tackle * Blitz * Rush * Sack * Shooting the gap * Stunt * Zone blitz
Special Teams: Kickoff * Kickoff return * Punt * Punt return * Drop kick * Fair catch * Fair catch kick * Icing the kicker * Onside kick * Squib kick * Try
ScoringTouchdown * Extra point * Two-point conversion * Field goal * Safety * Single (rouge)
PenaltiesBlocking below the waist * Block in the back * Chop block * Clipping * Delay of game * Encroachment * Equipment violations * Face mask * False start * Horse-collar tackle * Illegal contact * Illegal formation * Illegal forward kick * Illegal forward pass * Illegal hands to the face * Illegal motion * Illegal participation * Illegal shift * Illegal substitution * Illegal touching * Illegal touching of a free kick * Illegal use of hands * Ineligible receiver downfield * Intentional grounding * Holding * Leaping * Neutral Zone Infraction * Offside * Palpably unfair act * Pass interference * Personal Foul * Roughing the kicker * Roughing the passer * Roughing the snapper * Sideline infraction * Spearing * Tripping * Unsportsmanlike conduct
TurnoversFumble * Interception * Muffed punt * Turnover on downs
DownsFirst down * Three-and-out * Fourth down conversion
Play clockTimeout * Two-minute warning * Running out the clock
StatisticsPasser rating * Reception * Return yards * Total offense * Yards from scrimmage * All-purpose yardage
CelebrationsTouchdown celebration * Gatorade shower
MiscellaneousSnap * Dead ball * Touchback * Instant replay * Coffin corner * Glossary of American football * Glossary of Canadian football * Rules * Rules in American football

Hybrid sports and the sports that form them

Hybrid sportFormed by
AustusAmerican football and Australian rules football
Composite rules shinty-hurlingShinty and Hurling
International rules footballAustralian rules football and Gaelic football
Samoa RulesAustralian rules football and Rugby union
Universal footballAustralian rules football and Rugby league
VolataAssociation football and Team handball