There are many women fans joining in every season for the NFL, and there are certain things that you women folk need to know before tune-in into the sports channel. Here are certain things that one can learn about Football.
Get to the point
Try to learn the basics which can help ensure that you are cheering right. A touchdown will get you six points; a team will get an extra point which is worth one, a field goal is worth three points, safety tackle will gain two points.
The yellow line
The yellow line indicates the length at which the team has reached after the first touch down. The red zone is where the offence has possession of the ball which can be 20 yards line. This means that there is a good chance that offence is going to score soon.
There are two starts a true start and a false start. A false start is when offence moves the game actually starts. Offsides are when the player is one defence moves before the play starts.
Down but not out
There are four downs in total where the offence will get the chance to get the ball punt. If they do not get it, then there is a possibility that the ball will go to the team right there.
Flag on the play
A yellow flag means that the referee is calling a foul on the play. When the coach draws down a red flag, it means that the team disagrees with the referee’s foul call. This is where the review is reverse the play and decide on the position of the game. Try to keep in mind that coaches can throw the red flag in the first 28 mins of each half-hour.
Play to the crowd
Try to make sure that you have watched all the seasons to get the scoop of the right dose. It is important that you catch everything up and absorb all the drama before you miss out.
Do your homework
Before you start with the games, it is a better idea that you catch up on the headlines and make sure that you are aware of the background details that can make the game even more exciting.
Before joining, try to pick the right team and cheer for them. They can provide the right kind of fun which can get you involved and also can make sure that you stay on top of the games every weekend.
Play some pre-game festivities; this can start a friendly competition even before the game starts. Try to make sure that you make small bets which can make the game even more entertaining. Good food, games and the games can set the mood for everyone in the table.