A two-drum, live skyline yarding system in which the carriage moves down the skyline by gravity, is lowered to attach logs, then raised and pulled to the landing by the main line. AKA "flyer".
when the quarterback receives the snap from center through the air as opposed to from 'under center.' Usually, the quarterback lines up 5 yards deep in the back field. Used for a host of reasons ranging from better vision for the QB to eliminating the QB's 'blind side' during the pass rush.
Both a formation and a type of snap: the center throws the ball backwards from the snap to the quarterback instead of the QB being right behind the center to get the ball handed backwards. Shotgun-muoto (Arolainen) "Shotgun"
An offensive formation in which the quarterback takes a long snap from the center while standing five to seven yards behind the line of scrimmage.
An offensive formation in which the QB lines up 4-7 yards away from the line of scrimmage. This formation (especially during a blitz situation) affords the QB more time and space to maneuver around the defensive rusher(s).
When the quarterback stands about five or six yards behind the center and takes a direct snap. Usually used in passing situations.
An offensive formation which positions the quarterback at least 5 yards behind the center, and usually not more than 7. This formation allows the quarterback to gain more time in analyzing the defense and more time to throw the ball.
1. An offensive formation where the quarterback is backed up behind the center. Used primarily in passing situations. 2. What Mike Martz might be looking to use on himself after not going for a touchdown in his last playoff game of the 2003 season.