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But even though the forward pass was legalized in 1906, until the ball took on its present size and shape in 1935, the pass was a nonplay.
Sergio Busquets cued Barcelona with a forward pass for Ivan Rakitic, who pushed down the middle before playing Sergi Roberto wide.
Milner executed the perfect lay-off from Can's forward pass and the Germany midfielder surged through to sidefoot powerfully into the corner from the edge of the area.
El Shaarawy scored his second in the 36th by latching onto a forward pass from Chelsea's summer transfer target, Radja Nainggolan.
The Thunderhawks have thrown 12 forward passes in three games.
And if that's the case, at this point, Ducks coach Willie Taggart would probably settle for moving the first-down marker with a forward pass.
Since the addition of the forward pass in 1933, just three teams have finished the first four games of the season without a turnover -- the 1995 St. Louis Rams, the 2013 Tennessee Titans and the 2017 Saints.
Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta has completed more forward passes than any other player in the Premier League since the start of the 2016/17 season as revealed on Twitter by Squawka.
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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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