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- n. Plural form of lineman.
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- n.pl. the football players who line up on the line of scrimmage.
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- n. the football players who line up on the line of scrimmage
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When the season began, the Dolphins had two starting offensive linemen from the past season on the field and one — center Samson Satele (traded last week to the Oakland Raiders) — at the same position.
Kevin Mawae, arguably the best athlete to play center in league history and owner of a mean streak we like to see in linemen, is also on hand and should be the point man on plenty of sweeps.
•Cleveland Browns: The Browns 'entire defense needs help, yet they already have significant resources tied up in linemen Shaun Rogers and Corey Williams.
My technique might be good relative to some guys, but I don't think technically the college game, especially with the defensive linemen, is too high of a level.
Hutchinson will receive a one-year contract for the average salary of the top 10 offensive linemen from the 2005 season, $6.39 million.
The smallest member of the elite defensive linemen is Spencer Atkins, 6-0, 230 from Naples, Fla.
And Highlanders unrecognizable in linemen's overalls.
Insulation of the hands by the use of rubber gloves, and extreme care, are the means by which those who are called "linemen" -- a new industry -- protect themselves in their occupation.
"You saw us go after a couple guys that were offensive linemen, which is an area that -- without that -- the quarterback can't play," Carroll said.
He won the Pacific-10 Morris Trophy for offensive linemen, which is a considerable honor because it is determined by votes from defensive linemen in the conference.