Between the Lines
Get in the game and the center of the action with Scholastic and the NFL!
Ever wonder who all those guys on the field are during a football game? What are the positions they play? What are their jobs? Ever wonder what the difference is between a wide reciever, a line backer and a tight end?
The answers are in this book along with handy tips to help you decide exactly which position you might want to play.
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