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.
A well-prepared defense can attack the offense through varying shades or line backer adjustments.
Pruitt graduated from Lansing Eastern High in Lansing, Mich., and plays line backer and defensive end.