taxi squad

noun

Definition of taxi squad 

: a group of professional football players under contract who practice with a team but are ineligible to participate in official games

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History and Etymology for taxi squad

so called from a practice of Arthur B. McBride, an owner of the Cleveland Browns 1945–53, who kept surplus players on the staff of his taxi company

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