passing play

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Noun1.passing play - (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammatepassing play - (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate; "the coach sent in a passing play on third and long"
American football, American football game - a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays
football play - (American football) a play by the offensive team
aerial, forward pass - a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer
lateral, lateral pass - a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer
spot pass - a pass to a designated spot on the field; the receiver should arrive at that spot the same time the ball does
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The visitors, however, looked strong from the start, and the first half saw some great defending from Harry Spencer and Patrick Haycock and great passing play from Josh Vallily, Sam Cummins and Gabriel Chapman.
PAUL WATSON insists Livingston won't be ditching their slick passing play in search of a first league win.
Spain are revered for their footballing philosophy based on the 'tiki-taka' passing play of Barcelona, but Portugal have won plaudits too, not least for a 7-0 thrashing of North Korea in the group stage.
Chuck Kobasew cut Boston's deficit to 3-1, finishing off a slick three-way passing play with linemates David Krejci and P.
The second half saw Lairds produce some fine passing play and in the 50th minute an Ian Cooke cross met Ronnie Morgan whose powerful shot gave Mottram no chance.
De'von Hall scored three touchdowns, including one on a 65-yard passing play on Cleveland's second play from scrimmage.
And they dominated the second half with neat passing play which tore the Sunderland defence apart and gave a lesson in finishing.
Some great passing play between Stockton''s midfielders Luke Brown, James Skull and Jack White resulted in the away side scoring in the first half courtesy of striker James Smith.
Often the game will call a passing play when running is clearly the best option, while the same play calls repeat far too often.
Stung by this the Howards rallied and neat passing play from the midfield saw Daltry dispatch the equalising goal from the edge of the "D".
It can be added to almost any running or passing play.
Then, after good passing play, Adam Martin scored for 10-0.