Make determined efforts to deal with (a problem or difficult task)
police have launched an initiative to tackle rising crime
Stop the forward progress of (the ball carrier) by seizing them and knocking them to the ground
Try to take the ball from (an opponent) by intercepting them
The equipment required for a task or sport
A mechanism consisting of ropes, pulley blocks, hooks, or other things for lifting heavy objects
The running rigging and gear used to work a boat's sails
An act of seizing and stopping a player in possession of the ball by knocking them to the ground
(in soccer and other games) An act of taking the ball, or attempting to take the ball, from an opponent
A player who lines up inside the end along the line of scrimmage
the person who plays that position on a football team; "the right tackle is a straight A student"
undertake: accept as a challenge; "I'll tackle this difficult task"
harness: put a harness; "harness the horse"
rigging: gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails
fishing gear: gear used in fishing
seize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball
Tackle is a playing position in American and Canadian football. Historically, in the one-platoon system a tackle played on both offense and defense. In the modern system of specialized units, offensive tackle and defensive tackle are separate positions.
Most forms of football have a move known as a tackle. The primary purposes of tackling is to disposses an opponent of the ball, to stop the player from gaining ground towards goal or to stop them from carrying out what they intend.
Tackle is a fictional character in the various Transformers universes.
The final play of Super Bowl XXXIV (also known as The Tackle and One Yard Short) happened in a game played between the St. Louis Rams and the Tennessee Titans on January 30, 2000. ...
Super Bowl XXXIV featured the National Football Conference (NFC) champion St. Louis Rams and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Tennessee Titans in an American football game to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1999 regular season. ...
In Pittsburgh sports lore history, many extraordinary events have contributed to the city's sports franchises winning — and almost winning — titles.
A system of ropes and blocks used to increase the force applied to the free end of the rope; Equipment (rod, reel, line, lure, etc. ...
(Tackling) Holding, sinking, grabbing and pulling back a player who is "holding the ball" is not a foul so long as it is not done in manner likely to injure the offensive player. .
(Tackling) In soccer, the ball is tackled, not the player as in American football. Tackling is an important defensive skill. There are two basic types of tackles. Front Block Tackle -- approach the offensive player head to head, maintaining good balance. ...
(Tackling) (slang) Warp disrupting a ship.
(Tackling) A combination of webbing (using webifiers) and scrambling (using warp scramblers) from a fast ship. Usually in a supporting role for other PvP pilots, intended to prevent the target from leaving a battle.
(Tackling) A defensive technique of using the foot to win the ball from an attacker.
Type of tackling for each player separately
Lines used with blocks in order move heavy objects.
An attempt to obtain possession of the ball by using the feet. If a tackle results in contact with an opposing player before contact is made with the ball, it is a penal foul.
The all-inclusive fishing term to describe the equipment that goes to make up a fishing outfit.
An arrangement of blocks (usually two blocks) with connecting lines to increase force when a line is pulled. A three-part tackle has three moving line segments between the blocks, it is also called a "luff tackle". Pronounced "Tay-k'l".
The process of bringing a player down to the ground with your hands. It also refers to a specific position on each line, responsible for blocking and tackling ball carriers.