draw play

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draw play

In American football, a play in which the quarterback moves as though he's going to pass the ball but then hands it off to a player running toward the line of scrimmage. They scored a touchdown after their quarterback totally faked out the defense with a draw play.
See also: draw, play
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YOU need some luck in running to land the 28-runner Stewards' Cup (3.40 Goodwood) but the draw plays an important part.
Murrayfield is touted as an option and the Gers boss said: "The way I understood it was the first tie out of the draw plays on Saturday!
The top half of the men's draw plays its quarterfinals today when top-ranked Rafael Nadal takes on 22-year-old Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov and Murray plays 17-time Grand Slam champion Federer.
An indispensable tool for coaches, players and fans, iPlayBook IceHockey allows the user to draw plays, position players and create drills -- all in the palm of the hand.
The opposite side of the draw plays today as Federer begins his bid for a sixth title in seven years against Argentina's Brian Dabul, warning his rivals he feels as good as ever.
This enables him to cover any draw plays, which we actually prefer to see because it eats up the clock.
The draw plays too much of a role at York, especially for the mile-and-seven-furlong races.
Clairwood is a tight course where the draw plays an important part in all races, especially over seven furlongs where the first bend is very close to the start.
THE luck of the draw plays such a big part in the Ryder Cup spreads that, unless you have a particularly powerful crystal ball at your disposal this weekend, the advice is to keep bets small, writes Jeremy Chapman.
THERE is no doubt the draw plays a big part in the outcome of most Flat races up to 10 furlongs and sometimes beyond.