Other Words for Backer

Backer Noun Synonyms
bettor, punter
His backers are offering odds of 10 to 1.

supporter, advocate, promoter, sponsor, patron
She has always been an enthusiastic backer of adult education.

investor, benefactor or benefactress, supporter, underwriter, angel
The play's backers have made huge profits.

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Patron

Linebacker (LB)

Entertainment / Football / Linebacker (LB): A player position on defense. The linebackers typically play 1 to 6 yards behind the defensive linemen and are the most versatile players on the field because they can defend both run and pass defense MORE

Jumbo

Entertainment / Football / Jumbo: An offensive package which includes two tight ends, a full back and a half back. Similar to heavy jumbo, in which either the half back or the fullback is replaced by another tight end. In a goal line MORE

Rover

Entertainment / Football / Rover: A hybrid safety that has duel responsibilities as a defensive back and a Linebacker. This is more commonly seen in college football more so than NFL, CFL, or AFL football. A perfect example this in us MORE

Cover

Entertainment / Bowling / Cover: To make a spare; I covered the five pin. MORE

Blitz

Entertainment / Football / Blitz: A defensive maneuver in which one or more linebackers or defensive backs, who normally remain behind the line of scrimmage, instead charge into the opponents' backfield. However, in the 3-4 defense, o MORE

Package

Entertainment / Football / Package: The group of players on the field for a given play. For example, the Nickel Package substitutes a cornerback for either a linebacker or a defensive lineman (the latter is referred to as a 3-3-5 Nickel MORE

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