pick six

pick six

In American football, an interception of a pass that is then returned by the defensive player for a touchdown. "Pick" is a slang term for an interception, and a touchdown is six points. I can't believe the best quarterback in the league just threw a pick six!
See also: pick, six
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After falling behind 18-0 in the first half, the Panthers' two scores came on Hunter Riggins' big plays: an 85-yard kickoff return to start the second half and a 68-yard "pick six" soon after.
LINGER looks a good thing off a mark of 109 in the 2m handicap chase at Tramore, but the only problem with the Pick Six puzzle is negotiating the remaining five legs.
Parameswaran Shankar's sensational spell saw his pick six for 31 to lead Enhance Eagles to its seventh victory from the eight matches it played this season to total 28 points.
Players are asked to pick six different numbers, with the final number coming from a different pool than the other five.
She said: "Considering we only did a litter pick six months ago I'm
SANTIAGO DE CUBA should get punters off to a flying start in Kilbeggan tomorrow, on a day when Tote players will be enticed into action by a massive [euro]192,933 carryover into the Pick Six Pool.
THE X FACTOR ITV, 7pm THE X FACTOR ITV, 7pm The first stage of this year's three-part Six Chair Challenge arrives, in which judges Simon Cowell, Rita Ora, Nick Grimshaw and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini are given the opportunity to pick six The first stage of this year's three-part Six Chair Challenge arrives, in which judges Simon Cowell, Rita Ora, Nick Grimshaw and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini are given the opportunity to pick six acts to champion through to the later stages of the contest.
In addition, one lucky racegoer can win Dh5,000 in a special Pick 6 draw where one of the entered Pick Six forms from the night will be selected.
* Picking three numbers out of the 6 in Pick Six, winning $3: 1 in 32
It also follows a consortium of gamblers who get lucky on a "pick six"--a series of races that nets them a cool $2.6 million.
Judges pick six scripts to produce and broadcast on BBC Wales in the autumn and people from all over the country are then chosen to make up the production team.
Customers who pick six items from any of the specified six categories (Lincoln Electric welding gear, Harley-Davidson safety eyewear, Nebo Tools, Hypertherm Consumables, Tillman welding gloves, and ArcOne safety goggles) will receive the shipping for free.
The Tote Pick Six Normans Grove Chase looks a formality for Golden Silver (2.15).
My job was to pick six players to come over to England for a week-long trial with a Premier League club in October.
It is Labour which has brought our economy to its dreadful position and the Labour Government which is making cuts in expenditure." Voters on June 4 will pick six MEPs to represent the West Midlands and select councillors in Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire and Shropshire..