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end zone

n.
1. The area at either end of a football field between the goal line and the end line.
2. A similar area at end of the playing area of certain other sports.

end zone

n
1. (American Football) American football the area behind the goals at each end of the field that the ball must cross for a touchdown to be awarded

end′ zone`


n.
1. the area at either end of a football field between the goal line and the end line.
2. the area at either end of an ice-hockey rink between the goal line and the closer of the two blue lines.
[1910–15]
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The west end zone of the stadium will be featuring an outline of the downtown Houston skyline sheathed with Houston in the formal UH Athletics font in white with silver trim.
Sugawara, who was named Most Valuable Player, completed 15 of 22 passes and carried the ball into the end zone twice, including a 4-yard rush that put Obic ahead 18-17 to start off the fourth quarter.
Trailing for most of the game, Eli Manning proved the hero for New York as the quarterback engineered a 12-play, 83-yard drive late in the fourth quarter before hitting Plaxico Burress in the end zone with just 35 seconds left for the winning touchdown.
Touchdown (six points) - Like a try in rugby, a touchdown is scored when the team get into their opponent's end zone.
Little more than two minutes into the encounter, Jets quarterback Tim Spaull hit Mark Cohen in the corner of the end zone and their 2007 campaign were underway.
Axel Kruse put Thunder 3-0 up with a field goal but QB Craig Nall drove Claymores forward and set up Simonton to run for 11 yards into the end zone.
If the center is covered, the QB will look for the split end dragging across the back of the end zone.
Flag (#2 receiver playside): Vertical release to 10 yards from LOS, plant inside foot and cut to outside using pylon in back of end zone as landmark.