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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ph, the nation's first 24-hour video and audio news platform, as well as its ally on the road, Radyo5 and Taxi Squad.
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.
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.