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Ball Security

What does Ball Security Mean?

Paramount when a player has possession of the ball, ball security stresses the importance of protecting the ball to ensure you do not lose handle of the ball and fumble.


Sporting Charts explains Ball Security

When carrying the football, a player must stress ball security to ensure his team keeps possession of the football so they can score. A fumble-prone Tiki Barber of the New York Giants had fumbling problems during the early part of his NFL career. But through a variety of ball security drills and a change in the way he carried the ball, he was able to overcome the problem and become a better running back.

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