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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overpursue.


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  • ` ` I overpursued the ball and it bounced back, '' Murray said. - College Football - Baylor vs. Oklahoma

  • "They overpursued and I just tried to cut it back," Askew said.

    NCAA Division I College Football - Wisconsin vs. Michigan

  • "The play was designed to go to the left, and they overpursued," McAllister said.

    NFL - National Football League - Pittsburgh vs. New Orleans

  • The Raiders overpursued on Eric Decker's 90-yard punt return for a score in the third quarter, and Nick Miller chose not to field a punt and watched it roll to the 2-yard line.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Lee played a couple hits off the wall in left well enough to hold at least two Giants hitters to singles, when they could have easily gotten doubles if he had overpursued the ball.

    The Crawfish Boxes

  • Wide receivers didn't get open fast enough, Bradford was frequently on the run from a pass rush that rarely blitzed and a defense packed at the line to get the ball back late in the game overpursued on Jamaal Charles' game-deciding 80-yard run to the St. Louis 2.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • He overpursued plenty of plays that the Ravens ran right underneath him.

  • There are many strategies that work on average, but often many of them are overpursued, and the excess returns have been competed away.

    US Market Commentary from Seeking Alpha

  • Just led to a touchdown after Blackburn overpursued the motion on the handoff, which screamed outside run.


  • According to quarterback Keiffer Garton, film revealed a Villanova defense that often overpursued up front, leaving it susceptible to screen plays.

    The Daily Pennsylvanian


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