What is American football?

American football is a team game that is played on a rectangular field. Each team has 11 players and the aim is to score points through touchdowns and field goals using an oval shaped ball. It is a contact sport where players wear shoulder pads and face protectors. American football is a different game to English football (soccer).​

idioms and expressions from American football

Many idioms originate from American football and here is a list of them with pictures and examples.

american football idioms and phrases
American football phrases - kick into touch
American football idioms - kick off
American football idioms - on the sidelines
American football idioms - run with
American football phrases - tackle something
American football idioms - touch down