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Ndombele rarely wastes the ball, but when he does, his tackling ability means he’s as big an asset pressing to win the ball back as he is with the ball at his feet going forward.
Tailback Jamaal Williams had a 13-yard touchdown run for the Packers that featured some weak tackling attempts by Chicago defenders.
“He must get up again,” retorted Lon, and he was for tackling the bell-pull once more.
That's why I don't mind tackling cabmen—they sit all day, and all they've got to say is 'rat-tat,' and they've done.
The moment I blow the whistle, you watch out for the tackling clutch to come down and lock it around the tree.
He was one of the bigger kids there already, and he was fond of "accidentally" tackling you at the end of a chase.
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I made it as far as the other end of the alley before she caught up with me, tackling me from behind and sending me sprawling.
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Hasn't the man trouble enough without tackling your chiccory?
THE NERVE OF FOLEYFRANK H. SPEARMAN
After the tackling was prepared and in good working order, it took me the greater part of a day to hoist the main topsail.
THE CORAL ISLANDR.M. BALLANTYNE
Well begun is half done, and tackling a thing confidently means almost surely that it will be accomplished.

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