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quarterback sneak

n. Football
An offensive play in which the quarterback runs forward into the offensive line immediately after receiving the ball at the snap.

quar′terback sneak′



n.
a football play in which the quarterback charges with the ball into the offensive line.
[1920–25]
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Clyde Valley narrowed the gap with a QB sneak on the following play to add another six to their score.
On third down from the Wachusett 4, Flowers scored on a QB sneak assisted by a push from the pile.
On fourth-and-goal, Olson was stuffed on a QB sneak, but the ball was knocked loose before he went down and into the lap of Westover, who ran it in unnoticed for the score.
Had you told me I was going to lose my QB, I think I would've gone with your QB sneak.
The QB sneak can be run in situations other than third or fourth down.
Maiocchi successfully used the QB sneak to prolong drives and gain tough yardage, finishing with 58 yards rushing and a fourth-quarter TD.
Other than getting stuffed against the Ravens late in the 2007 season, a play that was negated by Rex Ryan calling timeout, I can't think of one moment in recent memory when Brady was stopped on a QB sneak.
Weak -3: An important coaching point to stress with this blitz is to make sure both tackles cheat their alignment to more of a head-up technique and be ready for the QB sneak, or they may get burnt for a long play.
It was the first time anyone could recall Brady getting denied on a QB sneak in his professional career.
This alignment has been good to us over the past few years in short-yardage situations as it helps take away the QB sneak and FB dive.
The tackles' primary responsibility is to split the A gaps and prevent the QB sneak and/or double teams by the offensive down linemen.
The drive shaved 6:07 off the clock as Rosario scored on a QB sneak to make it 18-7.