Definition of special team in English:

special team

Syllabification: spe·cial team

noun

Football
  • A squad that is used for kickoffs, punts, or other special plays.
    More example sentences
    • You may want to work your special teams on containing punt and kickoff returns.
    • For two great teams, the special teams units are extraordinarily uninteresting aside from the kickers.
    • The special teams play is a tad confusing the first few tries, but with some practice using the Mini-Camp drills help explain things and get you on the right path.

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