line backer

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Noun1.line backer - a defensive football player who takes a position close behind the linemenline backer - a defensive football player who takes a position close behind the linemen
football player, footballer - an athlete who plays American football
2.line backer - (American football) the position of a defensive football player who plays close behind the line of scrimmage
back - (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage
football team, eleven - a team that plays football
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Lang, center Corey Linsley, and line backer Sam Barrington were also listed.
Kansas City Chiefs line backer Jovan Belcher, 25, repeatedly blasted Kasandra Perkins in front of her mother at about 8am.
Meanwhile, the Patriots released line backer Anthony Leonard, who was signed as a rookie free agent out of West Virginia on July 27.
Rod Gilbert, former New York rangers ice hockey forward, inducted into the hockey hall of fame in 1982; Dick Lynch, former Giants defensive back, old number 22, provides the color commentary for WFAN'S NFL New York Giant's football coverage; Carl Banks, former New York Giants line backer for nine seasons and pro-bowler in 1987; Mark Breland, two time WBA welterweight world champion; Joan Hodges, wife of Gil Hodges, long time baseball great; Curtis Sliwa, host of the #1 radio show in New York City on WABC, the Curtis & Kuby show, is also founder and president of the guardian angels; and Sunny Beach, professional wrestler.
A well-prepared defense can attack the offense through varying shades or line backer adjustments.
Stecker, the club's top touchdown scorer with 11 for the season, had endured a frustrating afternoon with Fire's talented line backer Jamie Baisley, arguably the best player on the field, allowing him little space and time.
The meeting between NFL Europe's first set of identical twins was put on hold when Claymores line backer Sam Manuel missed the game against England and his twin brother Sean because of a groin strain.
Corrects News Release Issued Earlier Tuesday; Running Back, Sted Line Backer, which ran on Business Wire at 16:48 ET on 11/30/1999.