No, this is one of the ways to get called for defensive holding. 5 yard penalty, replay the down.
It's called an interception.
A defensive player may hold on to a ball carrier's jersey in an attempt to tackle him. However, if a defensive player holds on the the jersey of an offensive player who does not have the ball, that would be a penalty for holding. Likewise, if an offensive player holds on to a defensive player's jersey, that would also be called holding.
It depends on the team ... Coaches, offensive coordinators, and/or the quarterback call plays. On the defensive side there are formations called, the equivalent of plays for the defense. On the offense, if a play is called but the defensive formation is not conducive for that play, the QB can call an audible at the line.
This is a foul on the offensive player. The defensive player does not have to fall down in order to get a charge called
The quarterback (QB) throws the football, the runningback (also called halfback and full back depending on their field position) (RB, HB, FB) runs with it, the receiver catches it and the offensive lineman blocks to protect the quarterback. There is also the punter in the special teams.
They are called the "offensive line" and "defensive line". The offensive line is responsible for helping protect the quarterback and prevent defenders from tackling the the running back on running plays. The defensive line is responsible first for maintaining a gap in the offensive line. From there, they either rush the passer or try to defeat a block or blocks by the offensive line, either so they can make the tackle or so one of their teammates can make a tackle.
A pass completion.
It's called a fleaflicker.
In American Football, hitting another player with the top of your helmet used to be called spearing but is now called "targeting with the crown of your helmet". It is a 15 yard penalty if committed by an offensive player and a 15 yards / automatic 1st down if called against a defensive player. The yards are added to the end of the play if called against a defensive player.
Defensive End. The DE plays on the outside edge of the defensive line. Called the Defensive End in a 4-3 allignment and is sometimes referred to as a Defensive Tackle in a 3-4 defensive allignment. The Defensive end is responsible for pass rushing and run stuffing.
it is also called an offensive foul. when the offensive player commits foul to the defensive player while in the act of shooting or penetrating the paint.
Offensive pass interference is an illegal act (shoving, tripping) by a pass receiver against a defensive player. Typically it is used to create space between the receiver and the defender. A related penalty can occur on a "pick" play where an offensive player blocks a defender who is covering a pass receiver. If the offensive player contacts the defensive player, it is likely to be called. If the offensive player merely blocks the defender's path, it is unlikely to be called.
They are grouped into positions. Those positions are called attack (offensive half) defense midi (both offensive and defensive players).
In American football, when a defender catches a forward pass from the offense, it is called an interception.
The equipment football players drag across the field when they are training is called football sleds. They use this as a way to strengthen their defensive line.
Depending on what team you are on it's called the Defensive End, or Offensive End
Base runner interference occurs whenever a player on base (offensive player) impedes the play of a defensive player. There are several ways to impede a defensive player. 1. The offensive player physically blocks, holds or collides with a defensive player. (There are exceptions to this rule, such as when the offensive player is trying to safely reach a base.) 2. The offensive player touches a batted ball while it is in play. 3. The offensive player blocks the throw of a defensive player when trying to throw the ball to another defensive player. The throw is blocked if it hits the offensive player. Interference is called by an umpire. The interfering player is out and play stops.
That would be a blocking foul.