Introduction to American Football - rules of US football
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The winner of a game is the team that scores the most points by the end of the game.
The duration of the game is 60 minutes divided in 4 quarters. Usually a game lasts about 2 hours and a half because the time is stopped often.
There are many ways to score:
How to score? This is a base of the sport! It is a sport of field gain or field protection! There are many options to move forward. It can be done by air or on the ground.
A football team is composed of 3 squads: the offense, defense and special team. It is very rare that a player takes part in both offense and defense.
A kickoff is done (By the way this is how you start the play after any score as well). The receiving team gets into position, the other team shoots the ball the farther possible in the field of the opposing team, a member of the receiving team catches the ball and attempts to go the farthest toward the field of his opposing team with the help of his teammates
During that time the team that shot now tries to tackle the ball carrier as soon as possible preventing him from gaining too much terrain. The special team does take of this part of the game (the most violent hits are made during that time) Once the ball carrier is tackled, the special team gets out. The receiving team is replaced by the offense (it has the ball) and the kicking team is replaced by the defense (it will defend its zone).