draw play


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Recent Examples on the Web Main-draw play at the All England Club starts Monday. BostonGlobe.com, 21 June 2022 Instead, the 49ers ran a draw play to 216-pound, do-it-all Deebo Samuel. Rob Reischel, Forbes, 9 June 2022 The Lions forced a Browns punt after the field goal but were unable to advance past their own 41-yard line, calling a draw play on third-and-14 and punting back to the Browns with 2:36 left in the game. Dan Labbe, cleveland, 21 Nov. 2021 Hunt took the draw play 3 yards and Cleveland punted on fourth down. Ellis L. Williams, cleveland, 11 Oct. 2021 Two weeks ago, with Cleveland leading the Chargers 42-41 and 2:55 left, rather than put the game on Mayfield’s shoulders on third-and-9, Stefanski called a draw play to Kareem Hunt, who got stopped well short of the first down. Mike Jones, USA TODAY, 21 Oct. 2021 On a third-and-seven, the Seahawks converted on a draw play by Travis Homer that stung the Steelers for 26 yards and moved the ball to Pittsburgh’s 15. Jarrett Bell, USA TODAY, 18 Oct. 2021 On third-and-9, the Browns tried to recapture the magic of a week earlier when Hunt gained 33 yards on a third-and-20 draw play. Scott Patsko, cleveland, 11 Oct. 2021 Then on third and nine, Stefanski, oddly, called for a draw play to Hunt who gained three yards and the Browns had to punt. Jim Ingraham, Forbes, 11 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of draw play

1952, in the meaning defined above

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10 Aug 2022

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“Draw play.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draw%20play. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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