VICTORY FORMATION

What is VICTORY FORMATION?

VICTORY FORMATION meaning offensive formation for taking a knee at the end of a half; it has two halfbacks immediately behind the quarterback and a linebacker or defensive back about seven yards behind them to make a tackle in case the ball somehow ends up in enemy hands; universally adopted to prevent a recurrence of the “Miracle at the Meadowlands” play

 

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