passing game

noun

sports
: ability to pass the ball
The football team needs to improve its passing game.

Examples of passing game in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Once named a Pro Bowl running back, Sanders still has some juice to make big plays — especially in the passing game. Mike Kaye, Charlotte Observer, 12 July 2024 The 6-foot-6 1/4, 272-pound Hansen is a former high school quarterback in Texas who is a strong blocker able to break free in the passing game (12 catches, 150 yards, 2 TDs) to move the chains or find the end zone when inside the 20. Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel, 6 July 2024 Travis is accurate in the short and intermediate passing game and excels in play-action. Antwan Staley, New York Daily News, 4 May 2024 The addition of Jeudy will improve the passing game and Winston, despite not having the arm strength or the recent success of Flacco, can be a good stopgap replacement. Mike Preston, Baltimore Sun, 20 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for passing game 

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“Passing game.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/passing%20game. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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