Definition of screen pass in English:

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screen pass

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noun

American Football
A forward pass to a player protected by a screen of blockers.
Example sentences
  • One play seemed to crystallize the Pats' recent struggles when an attempted screen pass went through RB Kevin Faulk's hands.
  • They threw a screen pass that looked like it would go for a touchdown.
  • It started with a bang - a 64-yard catch-and-run after a screen pass - but ended with him suffering a season-ending foot injury as he was tackled.
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