1. Sports
Send to a Friend via Email

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:


was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

About Football Glossary - Gunner


Definition: The members of the special teams who specialize in racing downfield to tackle the kick or punt returner.
The gunners usually line up to the outside of the offensive line and are often double teamed by blockers.
Suggested Reading

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.