from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who returns
- n. A player who runs back a ball which has been punted or kicked
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who returns.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which returns.
Given the presence of Sayers, Metcalf, Barney, Chandler and even Wehrli on this team, a dedicated kick returner is probably an unneeded luxury.
He started feeling his oats in the running game late in the season and was a threat as a receiver and punt returner from the start.
a great returner is only a great returner with great blocking.
I was willing to make an exception if the dilatory call returner had an extreme emergency—say, dying during lunch.
He said acquiring a player whose primary role is a returner is a "luxury."
And once you start to see that, you realise that Ramires, who has had an excellent tournament pounding up and down the right flank, offering deftness as well as energy, could be seen as a modern version of a tornante (literally, a "returner") who, like Jair in Helenio Herrera's Internazionale, is a winger who tracks back.
In countries like China and India, the 'returner' is becoming one of the most sought-after commodities in an increasingly competitive marketplace. "
Washington Redskins kick-punt returner Brandon Banks has been transported to Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, where he will receive additional care for a collapsed lung, his agent said in a statement released by the team Wednesday.
The injury Washington Redskins kick/punt returner Brandon Banks suffered Saturday during a fight outside a Northwest D.C. nightclub was more serious than the team and his agent have indicated.
Banks, a Redskins wide receiver and kick returner, and Nixon both remain hospitalized.