Definition of special team in English:

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special team


American Football
A squad that is used for kick-offs, punts, and other special plays.
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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