Maybe this will help, also you check out the rules on wikipedia.
how does one play american football exactly? Cos i just clicked on anything and got my butt kicked.
I guess a little tutorial would be nice, but it could take a while to write it all up.
I don't know Mickey, a tutorial could cover the basics, but football get's pretty in depth at times, I always assumed the way to learn American football is just from watching games or playing in them.
Remember what movie these are from? I bet you don't!
"You do well in school?"---"Yeah"---"Good, so did I, that's what they call a paradox"
"How's your mother?"---"Oh... I'm afraid she's on her way out."---"We all are. Act accordingly."