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goal line

noun as in end zone

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Bucs coach Bruce Arians called a smart, aggressive game, including a fourth-and-1 at the goal line early in the second quarter with the 7-3 game very much in doubt.

After getting to the 6, Ohio State thought it had scored on a pass from Justin Fields to wide receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba, but officials ruled that the freshman bobbled the ball as he crossed the goal line.

Hollins had a key drop at the goal line earlier on a pass from Fitzpatrick.

On the touchdown, Cousins lobbed a pass to Smith, who was wide open at the goal line, following a play-action fake.

McVay left his offense on the field after wide receiver Cooper Kupp was tackled just shy of the goal line on a third-down catch.

But Yalie Thompson had the presence of mind to clutch the ball to his chest, turn, and run for the goal line.

After months of debate, lawmakers seeking to pass health-care reform are tantalizingly close to the goal line.

You'd be all right, at that, except that you'd probably stumble over the whitewash on the goal line and drop the ball.

And so, for three full quarters and part of another, neither team was able to cross the other's goal line.

There was now not a player between the Canton man and the goal line.

Shod with the wings of Mercury, he sped on and on and still on toward the far-distant goal line.

With a last, gallant effort he plunged across the goal line and fell unconscious beneath the cross-bar.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to goal line, such as: crossbar, end line, goal, and goalpost.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.