passing game


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Drew Terrell, a former player at Stanford and Chandler Hamilton High School who was the Washington Commanders' wide receivers coach the past two seasons, is the Cardinals' passing game coordinator and wide receivers coach. José M. Romero, The Arizona Republic, 1 Mar. 2023 Dallas Cowboys – Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR, Ohio State In comes an immediate dose of reliability in the passing game that was too often lacking in Dallas' post-Amari Cooper landscape. Michael Middlehurst-schwartz, USA TODAY, 1 Mar. 2023 And although the passing game has seemingly taken over the NFL during the 21st century, there are recent examples of offenses finding success with a two-RB approach. Josh Criswell, Chron, 1 Mar. 2023 The 411: Johnson was Auburn’s leading receiver and its most explosive option in the passing game last season, catching 26 passes for 493 yards and three touchdowns while averaging 18.96 yards per reception. Tom Green |, al, 27 Feb. 2023 Matthews took over on-the-field duties when secondary/passing game coordinator Joe Whitt Jr. suffered a health scare in training camp. Dallas News, 22 Feb. 2023 Two destinations that make sense are the Falcons, with former Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith now as head coach, and the Jets, with former Titans OC Todd Downing recently hired as passing game coordinator. Ben Volin,, 18 Feb. 2023 But give me the versatile running backs who play all three downs and are weapons in the passing game. Ben Volin,, 18 Feb. 2023 Guidugli, 39, was named Wisconsin's passing game coordinator/tight ends coach Jan. 6, about five weeks after former UC head coach Luke Fickell was named the Badgers' new head coach. Dave Clark, The Enquirer, 16 Feb. 2023 See More

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“Passing game.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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