pass pattern


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pass pattern

n. Football
A predetermined course that a receiver runs in order to be in position to catch a pass.
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com, the second-year pro played 43 of 70 snaps and ran a pass pattern 34 times.
Riley specifically cited a couple of instances where Mannion had completions for key yardage on short throws to a running back, "who wasn't the focus of that pass pattern.
No words were spoken, but UCLA fifth-year receiver Marcus Everett knew something was different when he ran a pass pattern in practice, then stayed on the field for the next play.
If he hesitates in dropping into the flats, he will be vulnerable to the high-low pass pattern in Diag.
After a three-hour hop, the night fliers descended for landing and broke into a landing signal officer's (LSO) pass pattern at the ship.
When you call a pass pattern you have multiple receivers running various routes, and based on the coverage and the matchups, the quarterback decides where the best opportunity, leverage, space on a pattern is and that's who he throws to.
Martz has a team of outstanding athletes with blazing speed, but over the course of a season even the best receivers will drop the occasional pass, just as the best corner backs will be beaten on the occasional pass pattern, but when the action moves up front, into the pit where the linemen slog (or slug) it out, the great defensive players have the edge in any one-on-one matchup, mainly because they are permitted to use their hands.
He limped off the field Tuesday after running a pass pattern - he said he cramped up - but returned for yesterday's entire session.
Broken pattern: Carroll said reserve quarterback John David Booty's interception was the result of freshman wide receiver Patrick Turner stopping his pass pattern because an official blocked his path.
If the Raiders put five Mosses out in a pass pattern, maybe Kerry Collins would throw it to one of them.
Then, as if he were breaking off a pass pattern, Moss pivoted and flashed a mischievous smile at the men, women and children in black.
Running back continues to be a crucial position at Hart, which runs a one-back scheme - meaning the tailback is usually carrying the ball, running a pass pattern or providing critical blitz blocking for the quarterback.