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- n. Any of a few defensive positions in the middle of the defensive line.
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In 1965, a young Dallas Cowboy football team, led by defensive tackle Bob Lilly and a young, spectacular defense, was picked to win the NFL’s Eastern Division by Sports Illustrated.
Fox hit the ivy-covered slope of a lawn — and the rocks underneath the drenched ivy — and slid painfully down to the sidewalk with the enraged former defensive tackle on top of him.