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Synonyms for punt

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formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland

an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole

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(football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground

kick the ball

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propel with a pole

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the blocked punt is the most dramatic of special-teams plays.
Just look at the lineup of players scheduled to see time on punt coverage this season: Brian Cushing, Kevin Ellison, Cary Harris, Oscar Lua, Kaluka Maiava, Clay Matthews, Maualuga, Taylor Mays, Josh Pinkard, Dallas Sartz, Kevin Thomas, Terrell Thomas and Thomas Williams.
The punt returner would be allowed to have input in the selection of the #10 position - the blocker who must body-guard the punt returner.
4 yards and scored one touchdown on eight punt returns as a senior in high school.
Also go over on-side kicks, reverses, hands team, pooch punts, fake punts, and XP/PGs.
A strong punt return is more likely against a long kick.
As long as you can punt the ball from the formation, you can really cause some monumental coverage problems for the defense [ILLUSTRATION FOR DIAGRAM 5 OMITTED].
UCLA's Maurice Drew, the nation's leading punt returner, didn't get a chance to return any.
We work on fair-catching the punt, with a special alignment to set us up for a free kick.
Plus last year, they blocked a punt so we don't want that to happen again.
The punt has always been recognized as one of the most strategic aspects of the game.
But Fresno State coach Pat Hill demonstrated his gambling nature, when the Bulldogs faked a punt on the ensuing possession and gained 2 yards for a first down.
Atrocious teams: Although USC features Reggie Bush, one of the most dangerous punt returners in the nation, the Trojans are averaging a meager 8.
They're going to put Seanie FitzPatrick's head on one side and Brian Cowen's arse on the other and have a name that sounds like punt.
Punt plays provided the Ducks several highlights Saturday but also the biggest low point of a 45-2 victory at Colorado.