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Related to forward pass: Backward pass
A pass thrown from behind the line of scrimmage to a receiver who is closer to the opponent's end line than the passer.
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(Rugby) rugby an illegal pass towards the opponent's dead-ball line. Also called: throw-forward
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a pass in football thrown from behind the line of scrimmage toward the opponent's goal.Compare lateral pass.
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1. Thrown ball from behind the line of scrimmage to any one of five possible receivers.
2. A throw toward the opponents’ goal line; an illegal move. All passes must be made laterally or backward.
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|Noun||1.||forward pass - a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer|
passing, passing game, passing play, pass - (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate; "the coach sent in a passing play on third and long"
flare pass, flare - a short forward pass to a back who is running toward the sidelines; "he threw a flare to the fullback who was tackled for a loss"
screen pass - a short forward pass in which the receiver is protected by a screen of blockers
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n (Sport) → Vorwärtspass m
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