Definitions for "Linebacker"
a player position on defense lineman
(Middle linebacker, outside linebacker) (MLB, OLB) Defensive player positioned behind the linemen to back them up. Plays also pass defense. Tukimies (Pinomaa) "Lainbäkkeri", "älbee"
a defensive football player who takes a position close behind the linemen
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