The Blindside – What is it?

Cody Thatcher, Staff Writer

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Maybe you’ve seen the movie The Blindside, but what is the Blindside position in football? The Blindside in football is the non dominant side of the quarterback. Each quarterback has a dominant side. Their blind side is the opposite of their throwing arm so if they are right handed their blindside is thire left . To fix the problem they have a player called the tackle there is a tackle on the left and right of the offensive line protecting the quarterback. When the QB’s blindside is his left . The left tackle will cover it and protect him from the defense. When the play starts the tackle will either protect on the line or run forwards protecting the running back or QB.