noun, plural line·men.
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OTHER WORDS FROM linemanun·der·line·man, noun, plural un·der·line·men.
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Along the way, he oversaw the draft selections of quarterback Matthew Stafford and defensive linemen Ndamukong Suh and Ezekiel Ansah, orchestrated a trade of receiver Roy Williams that netted three picks, and led the Lions on two postseason runs.Washington working to hire 49ers executive Martin Mayhew to a front-office role|Nicki Jhabvala, Mark Maske|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
A veteran lineman is on the verge of landing a spot in the NFL history books.A veteran lineman could become the first to play for two NFL teams in the same postseason|Cindy Boren|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
A timeline of Alex Smith’s remarkable comeback Washington entered intensive protocols after Matt Ioannidis, a defensive lineman on injured reserve, tested positive for the coronavirus.Washington football timeline: From Ron Rivera hiring to playoff exit|Sam Fortier|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
The play resulted in a 23-yard loss after one of his linemen recovered the loose ball, but it came close to being a catastrophic turnover.Eight big questions for the divisional round of the NFL playoffs|John Clayton|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
The Browns were so short on linemen that defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi blocked on the field goal team.Browns shake off their history, secure first playoff win since 1995|Adam Kilgore, Des Bieler|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
“He was a good matchup,” Jones said of Brown, a defensive lineman for his high school football team.'Go Ahead and Shoot Me': The Veteran Who Defied Ferguson's Cops|Justin Glawe|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
University of Missouri All-American defensive lineman and likely NFL draft pick Michael Sam is gay.Up to a Point: P.J. O’Rourke on Valentine’s Day and Oral Hygiene|P. J. O’Rourke|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Suppose the “best” football player was an offensive lineman for Youngstown State?The Heisman ‘Bad Boys’: Jameis Winston, Johnny Manziel, and Who Should Really Win|Allen Barra|December 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So naturally it turned to a former college-football lineman.
Citi is now betting the lineman can transform into a quarterback.
A lineman was sent out to repair it under escort of civil guards, who were forced by the rebels to retire.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
You can make a lineman's holster in the same way, using plastic or soft leather.Electricity for the 4-H Scientist|Eric B. Wilson
Drew turned toward Stockbridge as the lineman shuffled through the portires.Whispering Wires|Henry Leverage
He was a lineman for a telegraph company, healthy and strong, used to open-air life and hard work.The Kempton-Wace Letters|Jack London
"Anybody ought to know it 'thout being told, you old Rube," growled the lineman, who was from Boggs City.The Daughter of Anderson Crow|George Barr McCutcheon