running play


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(American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team

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Bobby Bowden has been quoted as saying that to be successful defensively a team must stop the opponent's bread and butter running plays.
The diagram illustrates how we defend five of the Gun's base running plays.
THE COON RAPIDS "Sprint Phase" is neither a play nor a series, but an innovative concept that can be adapted to any running play or play-action pass simply and effectively.
HELLCAB", a social comedy based on the long running play written by Will Kern, will feature stars John Cusack, Gillian Anderson, Laurie Metcalf, Paul Dillon and Julianne Moore.
After a 4-yard loss on a running play, quarterback Clint Stoerner found a wide open Will Pettis in the end zone for a score and 42-31 lead early in the third quarter.
The three offensive linemen at the POA are the key to a successful four-yard running play.
The use of multi-thread JAVA technology, enables IFL games to be played LIVE and in real-time, complete with a running play clock, a changing scoreboard, scrolling down & distance markers, crowd noises, complete playbook, up-to-the-minute statistics and animated features including a flying blimp, an airplane pulling a banner and a half-time extravaganza.
After a 4-yard loss on a running play, quarterback Clint Stoerner found a wide-open Will Pettis in the end zone for a score and 42-31 lead.
That is how we evolved our basic off-tackle running play and outside zone series, which included a boot pass, a roll pass, a counter, and a reverse.
In fact, Runnels admitted, there isn't a running play for him.
One sack or running play thrown for a loss by the blitzing CB and he will start begging the coach to "Call that one again, coach
How often can teams face a third-and-10 situation and call a running play for their quarterback, as the Longhorns did early in the third quarter?
It includes the counter running play, play-action counter passes, and a counter screen.
It had nothing to do with one running play - it was a good football game back and forth.
OVER THE PAST FOUR YEARS, we have been using the inside zone play as a base running play.