Free Agency – When a player’s contract has expired they can test their chances with other teams and possibly sign with another team.
Franchise Tag – is a designation a team may apply to a player scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent. The tag binds the player to the team for one year if certain conditions are met.
Downs – a chance for a team to advance the ball ending when the ball carrier is tackled or the ball comes out of play
Offseason – A time in the league where there are no actual games being played.
CB – Corner back – a player who tries to keep the other team from catching the ball
QB – Quarterback – a player who throws the ball or hands off the ball to the RB
RB – Running back – a player who runs the ball to gain as much yards as possible to reach the end zone
WR – Wide receiver – a player who catches the ball from the quarterback
Punt – turning possession over to the defensive team after three unsuccessful downs and punting it to the opposing team
Punt Return – running back a punted ball
End Zone – where the team scores to receive six points