Definition of nose guard in English:

nose guard

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noun

American Football
  • another term for nose tackle.
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    • A 3-4 defense won't necessarily ask McNeil to be a pass rusher, and having less-than-ideal height isn't too detrimental for a good nose guard as long as he can command a double team.
    • In the Cowboys' 4-3 scheme, one defensive tackle plays on the center like a nose guard.
    • Joe Klecko, one of the members of the New York Sack Exchange of the 1980s, was the first NFL player named to the Pro Bowl at three positions: defensive end, tackle, and nose guard.

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