forward passer

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(football) a ball carrier who tries to gain ground by throwing a forward pass

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It's all pretty comical, of course, but we admit: We enjoy it, just the way we once worshipped Achilles, Buffalo Bill, Sergeant York, and Benny Friedman--"the greatest Greek warrior, cowboy, solider, and forward passer of all-time.
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