North American In or to a position nearer to the opponents' end of a field.
More example sentences
- A few minutes later, Gloucester launch a huge kick downfield.
- The final pass was intercepted and swept downfield for him to apply the finish, a chance at one end, a goal at the other within seconds.
- It was a lateral that was supposed to set up a pass downfield.
Definition of downfield in:
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