scrimmage line


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line parallel to the goal lines where football linesmen line up at the start of each play in American football

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These galaxies are already on the scrimmage line, ready to collapse into a big pile, which is going to be a cluster like the [present-day, well-observed] Coma cluster.
So, what happens if Katzenmoyer get hurt playing across the scrimmage line from his normal position?
Where the delicate spiral of a perfect pass, or the nimblefooted magic of a runmug back zigging and zagging through the forest of lusting arms, contrasts with the huddled masses on the scrimmage line yearning to heat their opponents to the punch when the ball is snapped.
The only thing that we didn't have was opposition on the other side of the scrimmage line.