football play


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Noun1.football play - (American football) a play by the offensive teamfootball play - (American football) a play by the offensive team
audible - a football play is changed orally after both teams have assumed their positions at the line of scrimmage
touchback - (American football) a play in which the opposing team has kicked the football into your end zone
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
play - a preset plan of action in team sports; "the coach drew up the plays for her team"
running, running game, running play, run - (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team; "the defensive line braced to stop the run"; "the coach put great emphasis on running"
passing, passing game, passing play, pass - (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"
power play - a play in which there is a concentration of players in one location on the field of play; "they used a power play to return the kickoff"
handoff - (American football) a play in which one player hands the ball to a teammate
tackle - (American football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground
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Meanwhile, Jabla football team beat al-Shurta 2-1 in the match which was held today on al-Baath football play ground in Jabla.
"It was just a football play," Reed said (https://www.tennessean.com/story/sports/college/vanderbilt/2018/09/30/christion-abercrombie-clean-hit-tennessee-state-football-player-head-injury-vanderbilt/1478954002/) on his coaches radio show on WNSR .
RAWALPINDI -- Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) Rawalpindi has accorded approval to lay Astroturf at the cost of Rs 400 million in two football play grounds in Rawalpindi
"A great individual effort and a smart football play at the right time,'' Assabet coach Ken Stukonis said about the junior.
"It's just a football play," the lawyer told us, meaning that Ross doesn't have immediate plans for the land.
Since the other women's leagues have spring schedules, some WPFL members who simply can't get enough football play in those leagues as well.
Remember, the average football play lasts approximately 6 seconds, albeit a brutal 6 seconds.
Here Mehretu seems to be rehearsing the miniature incidents from the surface layers of Retopistics: wee explosions, smoke trails, clouds, and cryptic force lines that suggest, as one observer noted, "a coach's instructions for a particularly intricate football play."
If you're not going to break teams down with your football play and easy on the eye performances because they're cancelling you out you need to make the set pieces work.
It is nice to see our kids having fun -- and scoring points -- with this old football play.
RAWALPINDI -- Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) Rawalpindi has accorded approval to lay Astroturf at the cost of Rs 400 million in two football play grounds in Rawalpindi Work has been started to construct base for laying Astroturf in foot ball grounds at Government Degree Boys college Satellite town and Shahbaz Sharif public park.