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Synonyms for blitz

Synonyms for blitz

(American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line

a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment

attack suddenly and without warning

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Tourism Ireland has an extensive programme of promotional activity in place to target the travel trade in the United States and Canada right throughout 2013 including familiarisation visits to Ireland, workshops, travel agent training and webinars, as well as a series of sales blitzes.
The Blitzes will take place in over 530 centres across the 32 counties during the months of May and June.
eCoast has conducted several hundred Call Blitzes for technology channel partners in the SMB marketplace.
Before discussing the particulars of zone blitzes, we must first examine personnel.
Blitzes can be brought from the weak side, short side, right, left, etc.
The blitzes resulted in just one sack, by linebacker Wesley Walker, but it disrupted Illinois' timing.
It's also incumbent on the quarterback, when he senses blitzes, to check off to a route that will let him get rid of the ball quickly.
Never block a head-up defender unless he slants, pinches, or blitzes across your face as he tries to release inside.
This year, almost every club in the league has some variation of zone blitzes.
The Bears had a more aggressive mind-set with more blitzes and man coverage.