Examples of receiver in a Sentence
She angrily slammed down the phone's receiver.
Recent Examples of receiver from the Web
On Thursday, the team brought back the Broncos' record-setting receiver, signing him as a free agent to the 90-man roster.
Dawson, who played quarterback, receiver, running back and safety in high school, wore multiple layers to his signing day ceremony.
Second rounder Dante Pettis adds immediate juice to the special teams, but at 6-1 and 186 pounds may be too slight to hold up at receiver.
The Cowboys also again bypassed the need at receiver following the release Dez Bryant two weeks ago.
So did quarterback Tony Romo, receiver Wes Welker, running back Priest Holmes, and linebacker James Harrison.
At the Combine, the story surrounding him was the teams reportedly wanting him to work out at receiver.
Cristobal was also pleased with the play of redshirt freshman CJ Verdell at running back (8 attempts, 44 yards, 2 touchdowns) and Daewood Davis (3 receptions, 75 yards, 2 touchdowns) at receiver.
Eight have made at least one Pro Bowl appearance with 19 emerging as a starter for at least one season (a list that does not include receiver Doug Baldwin, signed as an undrafted free agent in 2011 and who has made two Pro Bowls).
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RECEIVER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of receiver for English Language Learners
: the part of a telephone that you pick up and hold near your face when you are making or receiving a phone call
: radio or television equipment that changes signals into sound and pictures
American football : a player who catches passes thrown by the quarterback
RECEIVER Defined for Kids
Definition of receiver for Students
- a radio receiver
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