Meaning of pulling guard in English:

pulling guard



American Football
  • An offensive guard who pulls back from the line of scrimmage and runs toward the sideline to block for a runner.

    ‘But in the offense, I was a pulling guard who got out in front of the ball carrier and blocked downfield.’
    • ‘These smaller, more athletic linemen enable the team to be more creative and versatile when it comes to pulling guards and running sweep plays.’
    • ‘He is a vital member of the interior line, specifically for his athleticism as a pulling guard.’
    • ‘A huge blocker who is one of the best pulling guards you'll ever see.’
    • ‘Christy has quick feet and excellent body control, enough that he plays the position like a pulling guard.’