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special team

n. Football
A group of players who play in special situations, such as kickoffs and punt returns, and are usually not involved in most plays from the line of scrimmage.

special team

n
(American Football) American football any of several predetermined permutations of the players within a team that play in situations, such as kickoffs and attempts at field goals, where the standard offensive and defensive formations are not appropriate
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Summary: New Delhi [India], September 14 (ANI): A special team of the Delhi Police on Thursday arrested most wanted criminal Sonu Dariyapur from the city's Narela area.
Following this information, SSP Islamabad Sajid Kiani directed SP (Investigation) Zeeshan Haider to constitute special team for raid at the informed place.
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The creation of a special team to deal with possible takeover attempts is well advised.
Each special team of Health Services Directorate is led by a Food Inspector and all the teams are working under the supervision of Health Officer.
With the nation's toughest identity theft law taking effect in Washington today, Attorney General Christine Gregoire said she has formed a special team in her office to help consumers exercise their new rights.
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The Ducks have worked without a special team coordinator since Robin Ross, who also coached tight ends, left after the 2004 season.
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