free safety
noun Date: 1971 a safety in football who has no particular receiver to cover in a man-to-man defense

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  • free safety — noun : a safetyman in football who has no specific pass receiver to guard in a man to man defense and who usually helps wherever needed on defense * * * ˌfree ˈsafety 7 [free safety] noun (in ↑American football) a defending player who can try to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • free safety — Football. a member of a secondary, usually the deepest playing defender, with no specific assignment at the snap of the ball, but often covering the area of the field across from the weak side of the opponent s offensive line against runs and… …   Universalium

  • free safety — noun American Football a defensive back who is usually free from an assignment to cover a particular player on the opposing team …   English new terms dictionary

  • Chris Johnson (free safety) — Infobox NFL player Color=LightSteelBlue fontcolor=Black Name=Chris Johnson team= number= Caption= DateOfBirth=birth date and age|1971|8|7 Birthplace= flagicon|USA Dallas, Texas DateOfDeath= Deathplace= Height ft=6 Height in=0 Weight lbs=205… …   Wikipedia

  • Safety (American football) — Safety (S) is an American and Canadian football position played by a member of the defense. The safeties are defensive backs which line up from ten to fifteen yards behind the line of scrimmage. There are two variations of the position in a… …   Wikipedia

  • Safety (Footballposition) — Safety ist der Name zweier Positionen im American Football innerhalb der Defense einer Mannschaft. Man unterscheidet den Free Safety und den Strong Safety. In Aufstellungen für Spielzüge werden innerhalb des Defensive Backfield (DB) (auch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Safety — (engl. safety „Sicherheit“, „Gefahrlosigkeit“) bezeichnet im American Football, Canadian Football: Safety (Punktegewinn), ein Punktgewinn von zwei Punkten durch die verteidigende Mannschaft. Safety (Footballposition), zwei Positionen innerhalb… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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