head linesman


Definition of head linesman

: a football linesman

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But Robert Cooper, the head linesman at SportsBetting.ag, warns the success on the field doesn’t necessarily translate to money in your pocket. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, "When betting Alabama this year ‘bet with your head, not your heart,’ says sportsbook head linesman," 2 Aug. 2019 The head linesman takes the short receiver or the receiver to the flat. Peter King, SI.com, "Game 150: The Crew," 5 Dec. 2013 In a three-receiver set, the head linesman has the middle man. Peter King, SI.com, "Game 150: The Crew," 5 Dec. 2013 His down judge, formerly called the head linesman, is Sarah Thomas, who will be working her first Eagles game. Ed Barkowitz, Philly.com, "Eagles-Raiders: TV announcers, referee info, point spread, etc.," 22 Dec. 2017

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circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

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