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Synonyms for blitz

Synonyms for blitz

(American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line

a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment

attack suddenly and without warning

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9 and 10 show Mike blitzing through the strong-side B gap and the Strong Tandem blitzing through the weak-side A gap.
This kind of step will also enable the blocker to pick up a blitzing linebacker or stunting lineman entering the blocker's inside gap, as well as put him on a path to block a linebacker inside of them.
Blitzing is an integral part of UCLA's game plan each week, but against Cal it's especially critical.
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
2, have the LB and CB switch assignments, with the CB blitzing the QB and the LB taking the pitchman.
We blitzed about 50% of the time last year, and the combination of multiple fronts and blitzing gave the offensive coordinators a lot of food for thought in game-planning against us.
The offense vs blitzing teams often becomes a numbers game, and you can control the numbers with formations.