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blitz

American football a defensive charge on the quarterback

Blitz

the. the systematic night-time bombing of the British in 1940--41 by the German Luftwaffe
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Similar sales blitzes will take place in Phoenix and Denver this week; and in San Diego and Santa Barbara in October.
An extension of the Go Games programme, which caters for the varying developmental needs of young players, the GAA Play and Stay Introductory Blitzes will specifically target children aged between 7 and 8, for whom this may be their introduction to Gaelic games and a GAA club.
The following compendium of zone blitzes allows the defense to bring pressure from the strong side, weak side, right or left.
The zone blitzes dissected in this article are Cover 3 zone affairs with the corners defending the deep outside thirds and the free safety playing the hole.
Against the Illini, the blitzes were used mostly to pressure quarterbacks Jon Beutjer and Brad Bower.
4, the aceback is blocking weak, which means that the Weak Tandem must cover him while the Strong Tandem blitzes through the weak-side A gap (behind the Nose).
Running backs and tight ends must pick up blitzes, which is why 216-pound Akil Harris often replaces the 170-pound Ebell on passing downs.