from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An instance of a person being removed temporarily from an active role in a group or team activity.
- v. Present participle of bench.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Benches; seats generally.
- n. In coal-mining, one of the many names given to the process of getting the coal after it has been holed. See hole and kirve.
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Starter Donovan McNabb, who said he expects to start next week against Green Bay, didn't seem to think Ponder's appearance foreshadowed a long-term benching.
Manager Terry Collins briefly flirted with the idea of benching him Monday in favor of Scott Hairston.
One of the reasons Shanahan gave for the benching was a series of injuries that had slowed McNabb.
Maddon said the benching was a one-day action, and after the game said the matter was closed.
Still, Smith said the benching was a "blip on the radar screen" for McNabb, given all the drama that surrounded the quarterback during 11 years in Philadelphia.
'' It wasn't my best effort, '' said Carr, who called his benching the hardest thing he's had to deal with.
Though Jackson referred to his benching as a suspension, it technically wasn't because he's not losing a game's pay.
Watch the viceo below to see what happened and be sure to check back for our ongoing coverage of the While walking through the backstage area at Westminster, called the benching area, I came across a Poodle whos hair was tie in little bundles on his head.
And, his benching is a sign that he may not be in line for as big a second contract as his physical talents and past production stats could justify.
Jets WR Clowney calls benching by Ryan over complaints about playing time a 'misunderstanding'