pass catcher

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a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass

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I know I have to block, but next year I want to become more of a pass catcher.
Junior Tajae Sharpe, the team's top returning pass catcher (61 catches for 680 yards), will get help from Penn State transfer Alex Kenney and junior college transfer Jalen Williams.
Ciccone is Hart's only experienced pass catcher now that second-leading receiver Ryan Wolfe is out with a season-ending knee injury.
It's been great; I love working with those guys,'' Brady said when specifically asked about Thompkins and fellow sophomore pass catcher Josh Boyce.
Herbert, who has been a productive pass catcher in Hawaii's spread offense, was supposed to be Illaoa's replacement in last week's game against Nevada.
It's good to have a little security and knowing that a team believes in you enough to pay you that kind of stuff,'' said Edelman, who was a quarterback at Kent State before the Patriots turned him into a pass catcher.
Cuppari could be the premier pass catcher for a CSU team on the verge of making the BCS brass sweat.
So the Patriots quickly turned to Plan B and signed another Carolina Panthers pass catcher who was on the open market, agreeing to terms with Brandon LaFell on Saturday night.
The Matadors (1-1) can use a big-play pass catcher now that Drew Amerson, the team's leading receiver, is out with a bruised right knee.
Krause, one of the top receivers in the area the last two years, is a physical, gritty pass catcher.
Some of that can be traced to the demanding Brady, who has little patience when it comes to integrating a new pass catcher into a complicated system whose foundation is a receiver's ability to make in-route adjustments.
The Patriots have run the most plays and racked up the most yards in the NFL but are only 3-3 - their worst start to a season since 2002, when they failed to make the playoffs - and have pass catchers Wes Welker, Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman and Aaron Hernandez injured for the grudge match against the Jets.
Record-setting wide receiver Randy Moss, one of the National Football League s greatest long-strike pass catchers, was retiring after 13 seasons, his agent said Monday.
That's what happens when you don't have a dependable deep threat, aren't really sure if any of your wideouts can catch a ball in traffic and you turn to your oversized pass catchers out of necessity.
That's because the super secondary the Patriots' unheralded pass catchers will match up against at University of Phoenix Stadium is the best one they will have faced since, well, practice the other day.