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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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.
The taxi squad is a way for teams to send a seventh player to the AFL.
Williams continues to try to make an NFL roster or taxi squad.
Taiwan Taxi, a company founded in 1991 that provides taxi services throughout Taipei, formed an 'Environmentally Friendly Taxi Squad,' using 200 LPG cars made by Formosa Automobile.
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.