downfield(redirected from downfieldly)
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adv. & adj. Sports
To, into, or in the defensive team's end of the field.
in or at the far end of the field
to the far end of the field
adv., adj. Football.
past the line of scrimmage and toward the goal line of the defensive team.
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|Adj.||1.||downfield - toward or in the defending team's end of the playing field; "he threw to a downfield receiver"|
down - being or moving lower in position or less in some value; "lay face down"; "the moon is down"; "our team is down by a run"; "down by a pawn"; "the stock market is down today"
|Adv.||1.||downfield - toward or in the defending team's end of the playing field; "he caught the ball and ran downfield 15 yards"|