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|Noun||1.||running play - (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"|
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
draw play, draw - (American football) the quarterback moves back as if to pass and then hands the ball to the fullback who is running toward the line of scrimmage
end run, sweep - (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running around the end of the line
return - (American football) the act of running back the ball after a kickoff or punt or interception or fumble
reverse - (American football) a running play in which a back running in one direction hands the ball to a back running in the opposite direction
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