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The practice spread throughout football, especially as teams left behind primitive, run-only schemes for more sophisticated formations that included forward passes.
There are excellent running teams, but down a couple scores a forward pass can come in handy (see Doug Flutie).
Any luck with that APB the Ducks have put out for the forward pass?
As a result, dangerous mass formations were banned and the forward pass was legalized.
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FORWARD PASS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of forward pass for English Language Learners
American football : a pass made in the direction of the opponent's goal
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