1. Sports
Send to a Friend via Email

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:

http://football.about.com/cs/football101/g/gl_pocket.htm

was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Discuss in my forum

About Football Glossary - Pocket

By

Definition: The area of protection given to a quarterback by his offensive line when he drops back to pass.

Examples: The pocket generally includes the area behind the line of scrimmage and between the two offensive tackles.

Suggested Reading

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.