Translation of backfield in Spanish:

backfield

zagueros, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbækˌfild//ˈbakfiːld/

noun

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    (players) zagueros masculine
    (area) terreno detrás de la línea delantera
    • He made three tackles in the Buc backfield and two more at the line of scrimmage.
    • An effective run stuffer, he also can get into the backfield and pressure the quarterback.
    • They entered the offseason with a depleted defensive backfield, so adding a quality cornerback or safety is likely.
    • When it comes to the offensive backfield, they take a back seat to no team in the SEC.
    • They will shift from the line of scrimmage to the backfield, or split out as receivers.
    • The team is in a state of flux at two spots: the offensive line and the defensive backfield.
    • To use four wide receivers, the Chargers took some basic pass protection away from the line of scrimmage and the backfield.
    • He has shown the versatility throughout his career to play any position in the defensive backfield.
    • After taking a handoff deep in the backfield from the quarterback, the tailback picks a hole based on the blocking in front of him.
    • You might even see him lined up in the backfield once or twice.