Ninh explains the Rules of NFL American Football. A beginner's explanation of American Football Rules. Game play in American football consists of a series of downs, individual plays of short duration, outside of which the ball is dead or not in play. These can be Overtime · Playing the game · Scrimmage downs · Scoring. To a newcomer, American football can look overly complex. However, the fundamentals of the game are very easy to understand and follow. These can be plays from scrimmage — passes, runs, puntsor field goal attempts from either a place kick or a drop kick — or free kicks such as kickoffs and fair catch kicks. Menü Startseite News Team Vorstand Coaches Pro Team America football rules Team Vienna-Wildcats Spielplan Tabelle Veranstaltungen Geschichte Sponsoren Sponsoring Galerie Games Events Sonstiges Info American Football Rules Players and Positions Links Kontakt Impressum. It's sort of like all those new telephone devices that come with multiple-page instructions. The offense also has the option, on fourth down, of kicking the ball to the opponent when they have failed to make the requird ten yards and have fordító far to go to take a chance of making it on the remaining. The kicking team begins behind the ball, while the receiving team must remain at least 10 yards downfield before the ball is kicked. Positioned opposite the wide receivers are the cornerbacks.