screen pass

screen pass


American football : a pass to a receiver who is behind the line of scrimmage and is protected by a line of blockers

Full Definition of SCREEN PASS

:  a forward pass in football to a receiver at or behind the line of scrimmage who is protected by a screen of blockers

First Known Use of SCREEN PASS

circa 1949


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