taxi squad


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taxi squad

n. Football
A group of players who practice with a team but do not play in games.
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Grant might be firmly on the outside looking in to make the initial 53-man roster, and his practice-squad eligibility is exhausted after spending last season on the Bears' taxi squad.
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'We want to use what we call a 'taxi squad' in the States to learn some of France's stuff and try to execute it,' he said in a short chat on Sunday.
He joined the Giants' taxi squad in 1966 (above) before signing for the Atlanta Falcons as a field goal kicker.
WR Josh Boyce, cut Saturday, was one of 10 players signed to the taxi squad, a list that includes DL Charley Hughlett, who is being signed for the second time as a long snapper after the release of Danny Aiken.
Team Arkansas, coached by another former Razorback quarterbacking great, Ron Calcagni, will have a 42-man roster plus a taxi squad of reserves to be activated in case of injuries to regulars.
Williams continues to try to make an NFL roster or taxi squad. Meeuwsen, who owns the OSU career interception record with 20, participated in the Miami Dolphins' preseason camp before being released.
I had heard he was a member of the Chicago Bears, albeit the taxi squad, but he quickly demurred from discussing that, preferring to talk about the present.