Football Terms Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

The amount of yards claimed in a play
When a player looses possession of the ball
The player that carries the ball
A ball that is no longer in play
A play worth six points
A piece of cloth indicating a foul
The area between the end line and the goal line
A meeting on the field to discuss the next play
The ball being passed backwards from the line of scrimmage
To take the ball from the person carrying it
A tackle of a ball carrier on a running play
A force that takes the ball carrier to the ground
The loss of the ball by one team to the other team
The rotation of the football following its release
An attempt to tackle or hurry a player before they can throw a pass or make a kick
There are four of these
Where the ball is kicked before it hits the ground
The ball that is used
A sharp change of direction by a running player
A free kick that starts a play
A pass of the ball which no player caught
In front of the end zone
A backwards pass
A three point score
The area between the offence and defensive at the start of a play

Basketball Crossword

Basketball Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

A pass to a teammate who scores a basket immediately
To get the ball to a teammate
To stop a shot from the other team
The end of the first half of play
The National Basketball Assosiation
Generally awarded after a foul on the shooter from the opposing team
A unblocked shot that doesn't hit the rim or backboard
The half of the court a team is defending
A pass that bounces before the player receives it
Dribbling the ball with two hands on the ball at the same time
Scoring by holding onto the rim and slamming the ball down
An overhead shot taken while jumping
The free throw lane and the free throw circle
Spinning in a circle but not lifting up the back foot
Getting the ball after a attempted shot
Shot where the ball hits the rim of the basket
You have to shoot before the _________________ runs out
A shot which goes through the net without hitting the rim
Move your pivot foot illegally
A loss of possession
A defense technique in which each player is responsible for an area of the court
A defense technique where each player guards a certain opposing player
A uniform each player wears that has their team name on it
An attempt to score
The people that decide penalties

NFL puzzle #1 Crossword

NFL puzzle #1 Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

What team will the New England Patriots play on 10/02/16
What AFC East team is in Miami
What is the name for Patriots Jersey #6
What New York team is in AFC East
What AFC North team is in Baltimore
What AFC North team in in Cincinnati
What AFC North team in in Cleveland
What team will the New York Jets play on 10/09/16
What AFC South team is in Houston
What AFC South team is in Indianapolis
What position does Jacksonville Jaguars Jersey #47 play
What position does Tennessee Titans Jersey #88 play?
What position does Denver Broncos Jersey #67 play?
What team will the New Orleans Saints play on 10/23/16?
What is the name of Oakland Raiders Jersey #42?
What is the name of San Diego Chargers Jersey #52?
What city in Texas are the Cowboys in?
What NFC East Team is in New York?
What city in Pennsylvania are the Eagles in?
What NFC East team is in Washington?
What city in Illinois are the Bears in?
What city in Michigan are the Lions in?
What NFC North team is in Green Bay?
What state are the Vikings in?
What is the name of Atlanta Falcons Jersey #2?
What team will the Los Angeles Rams play on 11/6/16?
What city is the Saints in?
What is the name of Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jersey #71?
What is the name of Arizona Cardinals Jersey #38?
What is the name of Los Angeles Rams Jersey #34?
What is the name of San Francisco 49ers Jersey #54?
What is the name of Seattle Seahawks Jersey #79?
The area outside the quaterback's vision.
A defensive play where a team sends more than the usual four defensive lineman after the opposing quaterback.
A play from scrimmage, the offense gets four chances to gain 10 yards in order to pick up a new set of four downs.
The 10-yard scoring areas at each end of the pitch.
A score worth three points. The kicker scores three points when he sends the ball through the posts and over the crossbar.
The strategy a team will employ during an upcoming match.
A desperation pass downfield usually employed at the end of a half or game.
A foul signified by the throwing of a yellow flag on the field.
When the quarterback is tacked behind the line of scrimmage for a loss after he has dropped back to pass.
To stop the ball carrier by forcing him to the ground.
The most valuable score in American Football worth six points.

Football Phrases Crossword

Football Phrases Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

the imaginary line separating the teams at the beginning of a play
a six-point score made by carrying or passing the ball into the end zone of the opposing side, or by recovering it there following a fumble or blocked kick
a chance for a team to advance the ball, ending when the ball carrier is tackled or the ball becomes out of play. A team must advance at least ten yards in a series of four downs in order to keep possession
a field for football, marked with regularly spaced parallel lines
one of a series of marks made along parallel lines that delineate the middle of the field, used to spot the ball after a play ends outside these lines
a goal scored by a placekick, scoring three points
a change in the offensive play called by the quarterback at the line of scrimmage
an exchange made by handing the ball to a teammate
a rapid advance by a defensive player or players, especially toward the quarterback
a football
a player positioned behind the center who directs a team's offensive play
an offensive player, typically a halfback, who specializes in carrying the ball
an offensive player who is positioned at a distance from the end and is used primarily as a pass receiver
a defensive player normally positioned behind the line of scrimmage, but in front of the safeties
a defensive back who normally is positioned well behind the line of scrimmage
a player normally positioned on the line of scrimmage
a defensive back positioned to the outside of the linebackers
an offensive end who lines up close to the tackle
an act of tackling a quarterback behind the line of scrimmage before he can throw a pass
a protective mask covering the nose and mouth or nose and eyes
an act of seizing and stopping a player in possession of the ball by knocking them to the ground
the rectangular area at each end of the field into which the ball must be carried or passed and caught to score a touchdown
a ball one downs deliberately behind one's own goal line or that is kicked through one's end zone. It is taken to the 25-yard line to resume play
a forward pass to a player protected by a screen of blockers
an offensive player in the backfield
an offensive back usually positioned behind the quarterback and to the side of the fullback
a quick backward movement of the ball from the ground that begins a play
a very long, typically unsuccessful pass made in a desperate attempt to score late in the game
a player who punts
either of the two upright posts of a goal
an official who watches a game or match closely to ensure that the rules are adhered to and to arbitrate on matters arising from the play
the time at which half of a game or contest is completed, especially when marked by an intermission
the National Football League championship game, played annually between the champions of the National and the American Football Conferences
National Football League
a person or thing that is supposed to bring good luck or that is used to symbolize a particular event or organization
tackle or fend off (a person) by extending an arm rigidly
a form of team game played in North America with an oval ball on a field marked as a gridiron
a disadvantage or handicap imposed on a player or team, typically for infringement of rules
an intentionally short kick-off that travels forward only slightly further than the legally required distance of 10 yards, and which the kicking team attempts to recover
a play in which one or more defensive backs charge the quarterback of the opposing team
a kick made after the ball is first placed on the ground
either of the two lines bounding the longer sides of a football field
the manner in which a defender or a defensive team cover a player, an area, or a play
a timing device that is used to indicate how many seconds remain for the offensive team to start a play before being penalized for delaying the game
the players in a team who defend the goal
a squad that is used for kick-offs, punts, and other special plays
the attacking team or players
a defensive lineman positioned opposite the offensive center
an official who watches a game or match closely to ensure that the rules are adhered to and to arbitrate on matters arising from the play
(of a lineman) withdraw from and cross behind the line of scrimmage to block opposing players and clear the way for a runner
a move in which a quarterback pretends to hand the ball to a running back but instead makes a pass
a pass thrown either sideways or back
blow a whistle, especially as a signal
make a sham move to mislead an opponent
a brief break in play
an instructor or trainer in sport
a person taking part in a sport or game
a person who has a strong interest in or admiration for a particular person or thing
each of four equal periods into which a game is divided
an act of catching a pass made by an opposing player
to jump over a player while running with the ball
(of a quarterback) run with the ball behind the line of scrimmage, avoiding tackles

Football Crossword

Football Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

a player positioned behind the center who directs a team's offensive play
a defensive player normally positioned behind the line of scrimmage, but in front of the safeties
an offensive player in the backfield
an offensive back usually positioned behind the quarterback and to the side of the fullback.
an offensive player who is positioned at a distance from the end and is used primarily as a pass receiver
a defensive back who normally is positioned well behind the line of scrimmage
an exchange made by handing the ball to a teammate
a defensive back positioned to the outside of the linebackers
happens when a player on one team catches a ball from the quarterback instead of the intented receiver
a player who lines up between the center and the tackles on the offensive line of scrimmage used primarily for blocking
The player who snaps the ball to the quarterback
a player who runs with the football
a player who serves as a receiver and also as a blocker
the inner member of the offensive line who protect the quarterback and ball carriers(left)
the inner member of the offensive line who protect the quarterback and ball carriers(right)
the outer member of the offensive line(left)
the outer member of the offensive line(right)
the inner two members of the defensive line.
the outer two members of the defensive line
when the ball is put into play and ends when the ball is ruled dead meaning the play is completed
the series of plays when the offense has the football
a 10-yard-long area at each end of the field
the act of losing possession of the ball while running with it or being tackled
the act of giving the ball to another player
when the 11 players on the field come together to discuss strategy between plays

Flag Football Word Search

Flag Football Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

line of scrimmage
wide receiver
interception
running back
extra point
quarterback
dead ball
touchdown
blocking
kick off
defense
lateral
center
safety
spiral
tackle
blitz
flag
hike
pass
punt
rush
sack
zone

Ulitimate Frisbee, Soccer And Football Crossword

Ulitimate Frisbee, Soccer And Football Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

The Only Player Allowed To Touch The Ball Is A (Soccer)
A Throw-in Is Taken When The Ball Crosses A Sideline And Leaves The (Soccer)
At The Start Of Each Play, The Ball Is Placed On Or In Between The (Football)
There Is No Physical Contact, When Contact Is Made It Is Called A (Ultimate Frisbee)
The Playing Time Of Football Is Divided Up In ______ Quarters
On The Field There Are _______ Players (Football)
The Primary Scorers (Soccer)
Their Primary Job Is To Stop The Opponents From Scoring (Soccer)
Forwards Are Also Called (Soccer)
If Given The Player Is Banned From The Rest Of The Game (Soccer)
The Pass That Leads To The Goal (Soccer)
A Game That Ends With A Tied Score (Soccer)
A Kick Given To A Players Team For A Foul Committed From The Opposite Team (Soccer)
A Foul Where A Player Touches The Ball With A Hand Or Arm (Soccer)
Illegal Block When A Player Hits An Opponent From Behind Usually Waist Or Below (Football)
The National Football League Is A Professional American Division Of ____ Teams (Football)
A 10 Yard Section At Both Ends Of The Playing Field (Football)
Player Whose Job Is To Catch Passes From The Quarterback (Football)
The Player That Catches Kickoffs And Attempts To Return Them In The Opposite Direction (Football)
The End Of The Football Field Where The Team On Offence Must Have The Football In Their Custody To Score A Touchdown (Football)
A Three Point Score When The Kicker Kicks the Football Above The Crossbar And Between The Uprights Of The Goalpost (Football)
When A Player Dives Or Jumps For The Disc Either On Offense Or Defense (Ultimate Frisbee)
A Throw Gone Wrong Causing The Disc To Come Down In A Fast Vertical Motion (Ultimate Frisbee)
A Very Common And Effective Defense Zone Tactic
Passing It Backward To Someone Behind You (Ultimate Frisbee)
To Make The Opposing Thrower Throw A Certain Way (Ultimate Frisbee)
A Very Common Used Throw Thats Thrown Over The Head (Ultimate Frisbee)
A pass That Soars High And Falls Down Slowly With Enough Time For A Couple Of Players To Get Underneath (Ultimate Frisbee)
What Is It Called When Not Enough Players Show Up To Have A Full Scrimmage (Ultimate Frisbee)
A Far Throw Down Field (Ultimate Frisbee)

Lets score a touchdown! Crossword

Lets score a touchdown! Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

a concluding action
a point awarded for a successful place kick following a touchdown
a score in american football
an athlete who plays america football
a pass to a reciever downfield from the passer
a line marking each end of the playing field
parallel metal bars
commence officially
a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer
the middle part of the playing field
the back on the offensive team (full/half back)
the person who plays quarterback
a football player who tackles the ball carrier

FOOTBALL AND SOCCER CROSSWORD

FOOTBALL AND SOCCER CROSSWORD
Type
Crossword
Description

What the offensive team does to prevent a defensive player from tackling the player with the football
when the football is dropped on the laces of your shoe to perform a kick.
The football players who catch the ball
when the football player runs with the ball
when one player holds the ball for another player, and that player takes three steps and kicks the ball.
when a player has control of the football within the end zone.
when one team loses possession of the football to the other team
The football player that starts each play
Where the quarterback stands, just behind the center.
The act of receiving a kick or punt and running toward the opponent’s goal line with the intent of scoring.
The act of giving the ball to another player.
A sport that was invented in 1869
to seize and throw down or stop an opposing player with the ball
it is found on a football, and it gives more grip to the person throwing the ball
This is the motion in which a football is supposed to spin when it is thrown
a card held up by a referee indicating that a player has been removed from a game.
the player positioned directly in front of the goal who tries to prevent shots from crossing the goalline.
The line in the middle of the field.
The boundary line that is extending from corner to corner around the field.
The rectangular area directly in front of the goal.
The line that runs along the length of each side of the field.
To use chest or thigh or feet to control the ball.
when the referee judges a violation in the rules and the opposing team gets a free kick.
A player who guards the area directly in front of their own goal.
a defensive soccer position.
A sport created on 1863
the round object that is kicked in soccer.
an international soccer competition that is held every 4 years.
the part of the goal that is attached to the poles in which the ball goes in.
when a team shoots the ball into the opposing team’s net.

Soccer crossword puzzle

Soccer crossword puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

Activity were teams of 11 play with a ball.
Soccer is played on a field called a ______
Every soccer field has two of these
The highest governing body for soccer is
What are the rules of soccer known as
The only player on the field who can use his or her hands in the penalty box.
What player is in charge of keeping the ball out of the goal
What is soccer known as in other countries
When an individual is moving around with the ball this is called
Who starts and stops game play
A free kick given after severe fouls such as hitting
Primary scorers
A ref will throw this
term used for stealing the soccer ball from the opponent.
The skill of receiving the soccer ball.
When the referee judges a violation against an opposing player.

A Game of Two Halves Crossword

A Game of Two Halves Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Area of play behind the line of scrimmage
Dropkick used to relinquish posession
Hike
Tom Brady's position
Any offensive play that does not involve a forward pass
Broadway Joe
An offensive series of play
Three point play
Results in a turnover
Defensive player
game opener
Number of teams in the NFL
Team gathering
Annual college game played on January 1st
He snaps the ball
A team gets 4 of these each time they have posession
Ball that hits the ground before possession
Nickname for a football
Take a player to the ground
Field of play in American football
Intermission with entertainment
When a player loses the ball during play
Championship Game
Tackling the quarterback
Area past the goal line