Examples of backfield in a Sentence
a tackle made in the backfield
The team has a strong backfield.
Recent Examples of backfield from the Web
Vontaze Burfict made a few back-to-back nice plays, forcing a fumble and recovering it on a pass to Josh Malone then on the next play blowing up a misdirection screen to Giovani Bernard in the backfield.
The Ducks will open the 2018 campaign looking for a new full-time starter in the backfield.
But no other interior defender in this class can match the ability to shoot gaps and snake into the backfield that Hurst showed at Michigan.
Instead of trying to get by blockers into the backfield, his D-linemen try to displace blockers at the line of scrimmage.
Bryan is agile and has a knack for slipping through gaps and getting into the backfield.
Alexander got the start opposite Kenny Willekes and looked quick off the snap and into the backfield.
And that doesn't even include H-backs Demario McCall and Jaelen Gill, who should factor into the backfield some in 2018 and beyond.
The loss of do-everything tailback John Kelly leaves the Vols searching for answers in the backfield.
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BACKFIELD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of backfield for English Language Learners
: the area of the field that is behind the line of scrimmage
: the players who line up behind the line of scrimmage
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