forward pass

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Synonyms for forward pass

a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer

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For 76 minutes, Ki confidently recycled possession but without unlocking the Palace defence - the 30-year-old failed to make one 'key pass' in that time, and only 19 accurate forward passes.
Fenton Holden was shown a yellow card for a dangerous tackle, giving the Ravens one last chance to claim a bonus point with a close-range lineout, but a forward pass ended the move.
I feel a bit aggrieved by it and their last try in the corner came off a forward pass.
Needing a converted score to take the win with two minutes remaining, Thunder showed plenty of determination but again were let down by imprecision as a forward pass allowed the Hawks to close out the game.
A Louis Silver score was ruled out for a forward pass before Cliffie Hodgson missed a penalty chance to put Cov on the board.
Matty McGinn was the orchestrator, the former Southport defender picked Wilde out with a pinpoint forward pass, which allowed the striker to send a deft header over the stranded keeper and into the net.
They claim they were the victims of a travesty in 2007 as ref Wayne Barnes failed to spot a forward pass that led to France's winning try.
Visiting wing Richard Fussell scored the opening try following a forward pass from Lee Byrne.
Taylor Cardus ran on to a good forward pass from Ryan Dodds and struck, what might be the goal of the season already with a terrific tight angled shot high into the Wolviston net for a 1-0 lead to the Saints.
In the third quarter of the Ducks' 63-14 victory over Washington State, OSN announcers Joe Giansante and Anthony Newman were amazed at what quarterback Jeremiah Masoli did on an apparent pass play that was flagged by officials as an illegal forward pass.
The 28-year-old referee sin-binned New Zealand centre Luke McAlister at a key point and also missed a forward pass in the move that brought France the match-winning try.
He coached at the high school and college level for 36 years, inaugurated the forward pass and the wearing of helmets, and occasionally employed humor to instruct his players.
The time Flutie threw what was probably the greatest forward pass in the history of football.
Jonny May's second try was dubious due to a forward pass by Ford but it set up a grandstand finish that was settled by three penalties from Wasps full debutant Lima Sopoaga.
I can go back some 50 years and remember Liverpool's goalkeeper, Tommy Lawrence, often being used as an extra defender and distributor of the next forward pass.