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Both teams rushed the ball fairly well — the Bucs had 14 carries for 60 yards and the Chiefs had 11 for 57 — but Kansas City got much of that production from quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who has struggled in the passing game.
SUPER BOWL HIGHLIGHTS: BUCS CELEBRATE CHAMPIONSHIP, TOM BRADY WINS MVPDES BIELER, MARK MASKE, CHUCK CULPEPPERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For Green, though, his passing, screening and acumen are critical to opening the door for Curry to carry the scoring load.
DRAYMOND GREEN ISN’T SCORING, BUT HE’S DOING EVERYTHING ELSE FOR THE WARRIORSJAMES L. JACKSONFEBRUARY 4, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
He was used sparingly by the Raiders in the passing game this season, catching 13 passes for 69 yards and two scores.
IN SECOND RETIREMENT, JASON WITTEN TO COACH AT DALLAS-AREA HIGH SCHOOLDES BIELERFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Bills struggled when the passing game was thrown off rhythm in 2020.
THE CHIEFS DEFENSE USED FOUR BIG SAFETIES TO GET TO THE SUPER BOWLJOSH HERMSMEYERJANUARY 28, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The league is shifting more and more to the passing game, allowing average quarterbacks to tally higher yardage totals just by virtue of suiting up under center.
SORRY, BUT PHILIP RIVERS IS NOT A HALL OF FAME QUARTERBACKNEIL GREENBERGJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The same day that a co-worker made a post about her passing, this former co-worker left a comment on another, unrelated post there.
MISS MANNERS: FORMER COLLEAGUE’S OMISSION IS PUZZLINGJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The quarterbacks entering the league were chosen at a young age for their athletic ability as much as their passing, and they grew up in spread-out offenses that relied on both their passing and running ability.
THE NFL’S CONFERENCE TITLE GAMES WILL FEATURE AN ENDANGERED SPECIES: THE POCKET PASSERADAM KILGOREJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The two traded the lead for career passing touchdowns this season until Brees hurt his ribs and missed four games.
DREW BREES AND TOM BRADY ARE TRADING JOKES ABOUT THEIR ‘HISTORY CHANNEL’ MATCHUPCINDY BORENJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
What’s left is a balanced matchup in which Buffalo holds the all-important advantage in the passing game but Baltimore has an edge running the ball and on defense.
OUR GUIDE TO THE NFL’S DIVISIONAL ROUNDNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JANUARY 13, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
It’s likely that a mix of factors contributed, including an increase in play-action passing across the league, a drop in offensive penalties and the disappearance of home-field advantage.
WHY DID NFL TEAMS SCORE SO MUCH THIS SEASON?JOSH HERMSMEYERJANUARY 8, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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WORDS RELATED TO PASSING

  • chronological
  • ephemeral
  • evanescent
  • fleeting
  • fugacious
  • fugitive
  • impermanent
  • of time
  • passing
  • short-lived
  • temporary
  • transient
  • transitory
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