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grope

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bungle

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to reach about or search blindly or uncertainly

to proceed or perform in an unsteady, faltering manner

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feel about uncertainly or blindly

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make one's way clumsily or blindly

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handle clumsily

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drop or juggle or fail to play cleanly a grounder

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It's ball security, ball security, ball security," Marshall said.
Whatever else is happening on the play, ball security and ball possession doesn't fall below anything else.
We spent the whole week working with him on the things that were issues during the game, mainly ball security.
But Philbin brought up two other reasons why the Patriots have consistently been competitive under Belichick, those being they display ball security on offense and are ball hawks on defense.
Like everybody in our program, they need to constantly improve - ball security, blocking, vision, seeing holes, hitting holes.
In the ominous nomenclature of footballese, it's referred to grimly as Ball Security.
Running back Stevan Ridley always seems to be responding to questions about ball security, which is what happens when you constantly display none.
Ball security is stressed on every practice play, ``and if the ball is away from (a running back's) ribs, if you can see any space, he's going to hear about it, whether he fumbles or not,'' Tedford said.
It was hard to envision Garoppolo being anything but a backup-to-a-backup after he ran a penalty lap on the second, third and fourth days of camp, at least two of which were for ball security issues.
Ball security on offense - in particular, fumbles - was a priority for the Ducks after they lost 15 last season, yet it was an issue again Saturday.
Ball security -- a major issue for Patriots lead back Stevan Ridley last season -- is also one of White's assets.
On a team for which ball security has generally been good in recent seasons, explanations for the turnovers were scarce after the scrimmage.
It was a tough day for Bolden as he dropped a pass a day after fumbling during a ball security drill.
Football is a game of ball security and turnovers," MSU coach Rob Ash said.
The 5-foot-11, 220-pound running back has dealt with ball security issues since the Patriots drafted him in the third round (73rd overall) out of LSU in 2011.