pass catcher

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

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The two physical corners spearheaded a secondary that harassed quarterback Matthew Stafford and suffocated a stable of talented receivers led by Calvin Johnson, universally regarded as the NFL's best pass catcher, and Golden Tate, the league's third-leading receiver coming in.
So when the Avengers say they acquired a proven backup pass catcher before the season in Douglass, they just as easily could say they traded for the missing piece to their championship puzzle.
That will make the four-year veteran the consensus top pass catcher available when the "legal tampering" period of free agency begins Monday, even though Robinson suffered a torn ACL in the 2017 season opener and missed the remainder of the season.
On Tuesday, his coach sounded a lot less enthused and was far more noncommittal when discussing the prospects of his All-Pro pass catcher taking the field at Sun Life Stadium nine months after undergoing reconstructive knee surgery.
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.
But despite the presence of those talented underclassmen last fall, Oregon's fourth-leading pass catcher - and an 11-game starter - was senior Marcus Maxwell, a former JC transfer himself.
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.
Jerick McKinnon is an accomplished pass catcher with 94 receptions for the Vikings the past two years, but he is not a workhorse.
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.
They have just one pass catcher with more than 327 yards, wide receiver Kendall Wright, who leads the team with 50 receptions and 558 yards (11.