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synonyms for tailback

  • fullback
  • halfback
  • blocking back
  • flanker back
  • offensive back
  • plunging back
  • slotback
  • wingback
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How to use tailback in a sentence

A 1,239-yard season will be just as “good” for a contemporary tailback in the new 17-game era as it was in years past.
THE RECORDS THAT MAY (OR MAY NOT) FALL IN A 17-GAME NFL SEASONTY SCHALTERAPRIL 12, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
He excelled as a defensive back and tailback at Florida High, the school next to Florida State, but he was about 130 pounds.
NEW GM MARTIN MAYHEW AGAIN RETURNS TO WASHINGTON WITH UNFINISHED BUSINESSSAM FORTIERMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Saints made it two for two on tailback Alvin Kamara’s one-yard touchdown run.
ALVIN KAMARA’S SIX-TOUCHDOWN GREATNESS GIVES THE SAINTS ANOTHER DIVISION CROWNMARK MASKEDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A 57-yard run by tailback David Montgomery gave them a first down at the Green Bay 8-yard line.
AARON RODGERS CONTINUES TO THRIVE. MITCHELL TRUBISKY? NOT SO MUCH.MARK MASKENOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Ryan and tailback Todd Gurley ran for touchdowns for the Falcons, who improved to 2-6.
TEDDY BRIDGEWATER SHAKES OFF 'CHEAP SHOT,’ BUT FALCONS KEEP IT TOGETHER TO HOLD OFF PANTHERSMARK MASKEOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO TAILBACK

  • blocking back
  • flanker back
  • fullback
  • halfback
  • offensive back
  • plunging back
  • slotback
  • tailback
  • wingback
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Fletcherizeverb (used with or without object) | [flech-uh-rahyz ]SEE DEFINITION