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blitz (one) out

To surprise, unsettle, and confuse someone. The sudden, blaring alarm blitzed us out—nobody moved until our teacher yelled for us to evacuate the building. I had to sit down because hearing such terrible news really blitzed me out.
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blitz someone out

Sl. to shock or disorient someone. The accident blitzed her out for a moment. The second act blitzed out the audience and thrilled them to pieces.
See also: blitz, out

blitz

(blɪts)
1. n. a devastating attack. After that blitz from the boss, you must feel sort of shaken.
2. tv. to attack and defeat someone or demolish something. The team from downstate blitzed our local team for the third year in a row.

blitz someone out

tv. to shock or disorient someone. The accident blitzed her out for a moment.
See also: blitz, out, someone
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Before discussing the particulars of zone blitzes, we must first examine personnel.
Care must be taken that the offense doesn't readily diagnose the defense's intention of running the blitzes. It would be beneficial to have the Dogs fake blitzes with simple up/back and in/out movements pre- snap.
Another effective disguise would be to run the blitzes from a cover 2 shell.
He uses the same blocking rules as the other playside blockers with one exception: He will never block a LB unless he blitzes the backside A gap.
Examples of the blocking of different fronts, line stunts, and linebacker blitzes are shown in the diagrams.
Inside blitzes will seldom work because the ball will be gone before the blitzer can get there, and the blitzer will be unable to flow toward the QB and pitchman.
Outside blitzes are more likely to succeed because they come from the side under attack by the option.
2 Does he vary his stance and alignment when he blitzes?
And the QB will be expected to learn the blitzes so that he will be able to change the play, the pass routes, or the protection prior to the snap.
These two misdirection blitzes will almost guarantee that one of the two inside LBs will have an unobstructed path to the ball.