Definition of shovel pass in English:

shovel pass

Line breaks: shovel pass

noun

American Football
  • An underarm pass made with a shovelling movement of the arms.
    More example sentences
    • The club has been trying to get him the ball more on direct snaps and shovel passes.
    • Hakim is a frequent target on the shovel pass, a play designed to slow down the pass rush.
    • Another play that's effective at slowing down an athletic guy like Harris is the shovel pass.

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