Talk:Blitz (gridiron football)

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Offensive Blitz[edit]

Maybe somebody can add some more description to this one. Most every football play, the fundamental objective is to throw to a receiver. The article says the offensive blitz attempts to take defenders off the Quarterback, and put them on receiver. But the Defense always has the objective of defending against the receiver. So this really doesnt fully and clearly explain an offensive Blitz. The article also fails to mention that a pass back to the quarterback can possibly result in negative yardage if sloppily executed. And the article should include a mention, that instead of an offensive Blitz, a Quarterback can scramble out of the pocket and run the ball downfield by himself, if he is open, and his receivers have heavy coverage. If I make sense, or dont make sense, let me know. Marc S. Dania Fl 206.192.35.125 (talk) 13:01, 8 October 2013 (UTC)

No help at all[edit]

"The term "red-dog" referred to rushing a LB, creating a six-on-five matchup against the OL; and blitz meant rushing 7, thereby leaving one potential receiver uncovered. The term "red-dog" is at least as old as 1959." -- No idea what this means. What is an LB, what is an OL? I appreciate that sports often use terminology, but these abbreviations could at least be spelled out to assist people who aren't familiar with the sport. The purpose of an encyclopaedia is to explain. This sentence fails miserably. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 92.60.254.154 (talk) 12:53, 13 October 2014 (UTC)

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