Definition of tight end in English:

tight end

Line breaks: tight end

noun

American Football
An offensive end who lines up close to the tackle.
More example sentences
  • He's one of the league's quickest linebackers and can cover tight ends and running backs.
  • The team set out to find a strong safety, a tight end and a backup defensive tackle with its three picks.
  • On passes, the offense relies on tight ends to block linebackers and sometimes defensive ends.

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