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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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The first man scheme in our run game is the draw play (figure 8.
The Indians typically spread the field with three-wide sets, but it was the draw play where Bellerose got the bulk of his yardage.
The bottom half of the draw play Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
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.
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 draw plays too much of a role at York, especially for the mile-and-seven-furlong races.
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.