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The ball was moved downfield quickly and when Vertonghen failed to intercept the final pass, Haraguchi sprinted clear.
INDIANAPOLIS - Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen wowed observers with his big arm Saturday, effortlessly firing at least one completion nearly 70 yards downfield during passing drills at the NFL combine.
Running backs Grade: 6 Cunningham has a knack for allowing his blockers to work for him on screen passes and had tight end Daniel Brown, Whitehair and Grasu making nice plays downfield on the 40-yard gain.
The Sabers have no fear in this regard and probably attack downfield more than a great majority of teams.
Max Ringwall, who plays for Eisenhower, caught a pass and ran downfield before pointing to Jack.
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sports : into or toward the part of the field toward which a team is headed
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