line of scrimmage American Football

line of scrimmage American Football
the imaginary line separating the teams at the beginning of a play.
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  • Line of scrimmage — In American and Canadian football a line of scrimmage is an imaginary transverse line crossing the football field across its narrower dimension, beyond which a team cannot cross until the next play has begun. Its location is based on the spot… …   Wikipedia

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