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noun as in kick

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His critics complained that too often, it meant run, run, pass on third down and either move the chains or punt.

The Bucs got the ball at their 30 following a 27-yard punt by the Chiefs’ Tommy Townsend.

The Heisman Trophy winner caught 105 passes for 1,641 yards and 20 touchdowns this season, and he also scored a touchdown on a punt return.

This time, the Browns got the ball back on a Steelers punt, rather than a turnover, but the result was eventually the same.

Rivera said he is sticking with punt returner Steven Sims — who has fumbled punts in the past two games — saying he was watching Sims catch live punts on the fields outside his window while on the teleconference.

“Cunt punt” earned her mentions on The Daily Show, and a place in the Urban Dictionary.

Punt Return Brings 49ers Closer How did San Francisco score so much in such little time, you ask?

If you thought Lucy was going to get into the Thanksgiving spirit and finally let Charlie Brown punt that football, think again.

For you, Saturn trining Neptune is a wake-up call to document ideas, first, and then punt them out into the universe.

And yet when confronted with a bona fide epidemic in its southern desert, Arizona has chosen to punt.

Looking round the long table he saw the Comte de Lussigny sitting in the punt.

He knew she was quite capable of handling the punt, even in the rapids, so he merely growled his acquiescence.

Twas irresistible––to be accomplished with the fool of Twist Tickle and his clever punt.

Twas by him reported that a maid of gentle breeding had come alone in a punt to Topmast in the night.

He says he is determined to learn to row, and to swim, and to punt, and to fish.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to punt, such as: boot, indentation, and propel.

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