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He was also instrumental in shutting down Clemson running back Travis Etienne, who managed 96 yards from scrimmage and a three-yard touchdown in the Sugar Bowl.
HERE’S HOW OHIO STATE UPSETS ALABAMA AND WINS THE NATIONAL TITLENEIL GREENBERGJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Brady attempted seven passes more than 20 yards past the line of scrimmage and completed four of them.
WHAT TO KNOW FROM NFL PLAYOFFS FIRST ROUND: LAMAR JACKSON WINS AND TOM BRADY FINDS A WAYADAM KILGOREJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On the game’s first play from scrimmage, from the Pittsburgh 22, a bad snap went over the head of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and rolled back toward his end zone.
BROWNS SHAKE OFF THEIR HISTORY, SECURE FIRST PLAYOFF WIN SINCE 1995ADAM KILGORE, DES BIELERJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Laviolette and his staff started to meet with players after the scrimmage Sunday night regarding roster cuts.
FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE CAPITALS’ FINAL SCRIMMAGE OF TRAINING CAMPSAMANTHA PELLJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Among that group, only Dalvin Cook and David Montgomery produced more yards from scrimmage than Jones.
THE ULTIMATE PLAYOFF FANTASY FOOTBALL RANKINGSNEIL GREENBERGJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“There are pairs in place, and we didn’t want to just throw everything away and what we had worked on in the last couple days, so what we would like to do is get to the scrimmage and just evaluate and see how things look,” Laviolette said.
ZDENO CHARA, A ‘MASSIVE PRESENCE ON THE ICE,’ HAS JOINED THE CAPITALS AT TRAINING CAMPSAMANTHA PELLJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
At that point, Fields broke through the line of scrimmage and had the first-down marker in his sights.
JUSTIN FIELDS PUT NO. 1 ALABAMA — AND THE NFL — ON NOTICE WITH A MASTERFUL SUGAR BOWLBARRY SVRLUGAJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Likewise, if it’s a more obvious running situation, the defense will want to make sure they have enough players near the line of scrimmage to be “gap sound” and properly defend the run.
ARE DEFENSIVE PLAY-CALLERS CONSISTENT ENOUGH TO BE EXPLOITABLE?JOSH HERMSMEYERDECEMBER 24, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Over his past two games — a win over Green Bay and another division win Sunday — he has gained 478 yards from scrimmage and scored six touchdowns.
STEELERS STAY UNBEATEN, CHARGERS DROP ANOTHER HEARTBREAKER IN NFL WEEK 9CINDY BOREN, MARK MASKE, DES BIELERNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
After the defense made a big stop on fourth and one on the Giants’ opening possession, Allen connected with Gibson for a 21-yard gain on Washington’s first play from scrimmage.
FOUR TAKEAWAYS FROM WASHINGTON’S 23-20 LOSS TO THE GIANTSSCOTT ALLENNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO SCRIMMAGE

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