slotback

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slotback

(ˈslɒtˌbæk)
n
(in American and Canadian football) a player position between the offensive line and wide receiver
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on their practice field adjacent to Reser - are fervently focusing on the passing game, including routes for Jackson, the tight ends, flankers, slotbacks and split ends.
Slotbacks Nate Illaoa (dislocated shoulder) and Chad Owens (sprained knee) both are out indefinitely.
The slotbacks split out three yards from the tackles and one yard back of the line of scrimmage.