forward passer

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(football) a ball carrier who tries to gain ground by throwing a forward pass

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I can understand why Barcelona have retained an option to buy him back as he's quick, positive and a good forward passer who rarely gives the ball away."
It's all pretty comical, of course, but we admit: We enjoy it, just the way we once worshipped Achilles, Buffalo Bill, Sergeant York, and Benny Friedman--"the greatest Greek warrior, cowboy, solider, and forward passer of all-time."
JOE MONTANA, on the coach who influenced him most as a forward passer: "It was my college quarterback coach.
COACH: In your growing years as a forward passer, who were the passers - college and pro - who impressed you most?
The influx of outstanding forward passers is a tribute to grass-roots training.