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  • v. Present participle of lateral.


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  • Mr. Reed is fond of transforming himself into an option quarterback after he intercepts a pass, and he celebrated Sunday ' s interception in style, gaining 19 yards before lateraling the ball to teammate Dawan Landry, who ran 23 more yards for a touchdown.

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  • His defenders aimed to not only stop the play, but to strip the ball; not only to strip the ball, but to try to score with it, lateraling it around if it looked like that might work.

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  • All he has to do this time is watch the play by Seau, who actually thought about lateraling. - Football - Cleveland vs. New England

  • The game ended on a bizarre play, with Michigan's Chad Henne throwing a short pass and his teammates lateraling eight times up and down the field before the play fizzled out with Titus Brothers shoving Tyler Ecker out of bounds at the Nebraska 13. - Scores

  • A superfat defensive lineman scoops up the ball, and instead of lateraling it to a speedy linebacker 2 feet from him, he lumbers toward the end zone.

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  • McAllister advanced five yards before lateraling it across the field to Pathon, who got a key block from Brooks and dove into the end zone to pull the Saints within 20-19 with six seconds to play.

  • Jay Williams and fellow defensive end Jason Taylor recovered before lateraling the ball to Surtain, who was tackled at the

  • Safety Damon Moore intercepted Favre near the goal line and ran up the right sidline before lateraling.

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  • On 2nd-and-goal, Gannon had his pass intercepted by outside linebacker Joey Porter, who returned the ball 84 yards before lateraling to Chad Scott for an apparent touchdown.

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  • At the time, a football play generally began with the center lateraling the ball between his legs to a teammate several yards behind the line of scrimmage. - News


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