Stuck on the couch
watching an afternoon of football? Whether you’re trying to impress your
brother’s super-cute friend or just wanna show Dad that you do so know a li’l something about his
favorite game on the planet, here are seven catchphrases to know—and sprinkle
into your game-time banter—to pass as a super football fan.
“Man, it would be so awesome to
tailgate before this game!”
Say it when you’re all parked on the couch with plates piled high with food, watching the most epic rivalry game of them all.
Say it when your team is on defense and they catch the ball
when the offense throws it.
“The twelfth man is
so loud the quarterback can’t hear his play.”
Say it when the fans in the crowd are being extra loud. The
fans are considered the ‘twelfth man’ on the team.
“Whoa, what a sack!”
Say it when a quarterback gets tackled behind the line of
“I hope they can pull
off this two minute drill.”
Say it when there are
two minutes left at the end of the game and your team needs to get all the way
down the field and score to win.
“The offense was
pretty creative with that flea flicker.”
This is a tricky play with a great name. Say it when the
quarterback gives the ball to the running back who tosses it back to the quarterback.
“Throw a Hail Mary!”
Say it when the game is coming to an end, the quarterback
has the ball and he needs to throw it as far down the field as possible. Keep your fingers crossed that someone makes
OK, spill: What's one thing about football that you totally don't understand?
BY LAUREN IZQUIERDO ON 11/22/2012 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN fun stuff, football, thanksgiving, smart girl secrets