Examples of tailback in a Sentence
stuck in a five-mile tailback on the southbound carriageway
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No one should expect a repeat of last year's memorably superb draft class in which the Saints landed four major contributors in cornerback Marshon Lattimore, offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk, safety Marcus Williams and tailback Alvin Kamara.
McCrae will help fill out a deep group of tailbacks that includes Adrian Killins Jr., Taj McGowan, Cordarrian Richardson and Otis Anderson Jr. 3.
And Miami didn’t re-sign starting guard Jermon Bushrod, safety Michael Thomas, tailback Damien Williams, linebacker Neville Hewitt, and defensive end Terrence Fede.
His chance has come this season in the obscure Indoor Football League, becoming the starting tailback for the Rattlers two games ago, and making the most of his chance.
The proliferation of spread offenses initially dialed back a notch the importance of the tailback.
Forte often played in the shadow of other very good NFL running backs, but Forte emerged as one of the most well-rounded tailbacks in the league during his decade in the NFL.
The 6-1 linebacker/tailback from Madison, Conn. will play at Penn. Hunter Tully The 5-11, 185-pound Tully was named to the Catholic Conference All-Star team for his play at cornerback for the Knights.
Deal, 6-foot-1 and 225 pounds, is among four healthy scholarship tailbacks this spring.
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TAILBACK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tailback for English Language Learners
American football : a player on offense who runs with the ball and blocks
: a situation in which the flow of traffic is blocked and a long line of vehicles forms
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