For the Week ending 09/16/2005
Directions: Choose the word that matches with the definition and appropriately fits into the blank space in the sentence.
an all-out run by linebackers and defensive backs, charging through the offensive line in an effort to sack the quarterback before he can hand off the ball, or pass it.
The Miami Hurricane defense used the _______ often to keep the pressure on the Florida State quarterback.
|a pass route in which the receiver heads straight downfield, then abruptly turns back toward the line of scrimmage The _______ is very effective for short gains and quick first downs.
blocking an opponent from behind, typically at leg level, resulting in a foul, with a 15-yard penalty
_______ is a very dangerous foul that can cause terrible injuries.
the time a punt remains in the air
A longer _______ gives the special teams more time to get down field to stop the punt returner.
when the offensive team loses possession of the ball, typically by a fumble or interception
The three _______ in the game last week were the deciding factors in the Eagle's loss.