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Either of the two defensive players positioned at the end of the line of the scrimmage.
- ‘In its basic formation, the defense crowds the line of scrimmage with six players: a nose tackle, two defensive ends, two linebackers and a rush end.’
- ‘The two critical positions on defense are defensive end and cornerback.’
- ‘Even there, however, some players - usually defensive ends - get the chance to show off their ability to mash an opponent.’
- ‘He has more power than moves to make defenders miss, and he has been up and down as a blocker against blitzing linebackers or defensive ends.’
- ‘Premier cornerbacks and defensive ends are too valuable to cut loose, even when injuries are a concern.’
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