BLIND SIDE (American Football)

What is BLIND SIDE (American Football)?

BLIND SIDE (American Football) meaning a) quarterback’s non-throwing-arm side; when set to pass, he faces the sideline on his passing-arm side and has his back to the other side preventing him from seeing a rusher coming from that direction; in the NFL, the offensive tackle who plays on a quarterback’s blind side is considered extra important during pass plays; b) any hit that comes from an area not being looked at by the player being hit

 

reference: John T. Reed: DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN FOOTBALL TERMS