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screen pass


Simple Definition of screen pass

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of screen pass

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

Circa 1949

First Known Use of screen pass

circa 1949

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of or relating to the heavens

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