Free Safety (American Football)

What is Free Safety (American Football)?

Free Safety (American Football) meaning A defensive player who lines up deep and whose usual responsibility is to stop the deep pass. Normally there are 2 safeties in the game ? a FS and a strong safety. The FS is usu- ally the faster and smaller of the 2 safeties.

 

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