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Guard

What does Guard - football Mean?

A position on the offensive line. The guards line up on each side of the center, inside of the offensive tackle.  Guards have two primary jobs, to protect the quarterback, and to open holes for the runningback.


Sporting Charts explains Guard - football

Chris Snee of the NY Giants is considered to be one of the best guards in the NFL. Snee is also married to the daughter of his head coach, Tom Coughlin.

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