pass catcher

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pass catcher a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass
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Usage

In literature:

It was on this journey that a spotted fly-catcher, sitting on a gatepost, made a Euclid figure at her in midair as she passed.
"The Way of the Wild" by F. St. Mars
Frank was anxious, for he expected to see the freshman catcher let one of those hot ones pass him.
"Frank Merriwell's Reward" by Burt L. Standish
A passed ball is a throw by the pitcher which the catcher should stop but fails, and by his failure a base-runner gains a base.
"Base-Ball" by John M. Ward
The members of this genus are active fly-catchers, darting into the air after passing insects in the manner of the Flycatchers.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
He could perhaps catch a sign from the opposing catcher and pass it along to the batter.
"Pitching in a Pinch" by Christy Mathewson
With the mole-catcher's companions, however, the talk passed into another rut.
"When a Man's Single" by J. M. Barrie
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In news:

All that hype for the Chicago Bears' new big receivers, and through four games, the most consistent pass catcher on the team might be a sportswriter-size cornerback with size-9 shoes, Tim Jennings.
Battle between star Lions defender and Stamps' leading pass catcher figures to be a good one.
So it goes, I think, with the group of pass-catchers the Minnesota Vikings have assembled here at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Hall of Fame Catcher Gary Carter Passes Away.
1 pass catcher all time for the Cowboys.
Well, they have two of the game 's best pass-catchers in receiver Wes Welker and tight end Aaron Hernandez, and that's where the Patriots offensive game -plan should start.
Well, they have two of the game's best pass-catchers in receiver Wes Welker and tight end Aaron Hernandez, and that's where the Patriots offensive game-plan should start.
Leonard Hankerson, Logan Paulsen are now the 'Skins pass-catchers to own.
Shotgun formation, empty backfield, five potential pass catchers spread wide.
Zach Miller is getting re-adjusted to what it's like to be an eligible pass catcher again after a year spent being a de facto offensive lineman.
WVU's Austin, Bailey and OU's Stills among nation's best pass catchers.
(AP) — Zach Miller is getting re-adjusted to what it's like to be an eligible pass catcher again after a year spent being a de facto offensive lineman.
Salinger , the famously reclusive author of The Catcher in the Rye, who passed away this week, my colleague Kristin Donnelly and I raised a glass to him last night at Rye House, a new cocktail bar in New York City's Flatiron District.
Seahawks tight end Zach Miller tells "Bob and Groz" how he spent his bye week and how he is being used less as a blocker and more as a pass-catcher this season.
Former receiver Cris Carter talks about how a high ankle sprain can affect a pass-catcher's ability to block.
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