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(football) An offensive backfield player whose position is behind the quarterback and halfbacks and who primarily performs offensive blocking and line plunges.
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(sports) A primarily defensive backfield player in field hockey, soccer, or Rugby whose position is near the defensive goal or goal line.
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(football) One of the running backs, used typically for blocking.
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(soccer, rugby, etc.) A defensive player who generally plays back in the defensive end of the field near the goal so as to prevent the opponent's forwards from scoring.
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(American football) An offensive back whose primary jobs are to block in advance of the halfback on running plays and for the quarterback on passing plays.
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(field hockey) A defensive player who assists the goalie in preventing the opposing team from scoring.
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(soccer) A player who plays on the left or right side of defence.
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(rugby) The player who wears the number 15 jersey at the start of play. The last line of defence responsible for catching punts.
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