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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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Kerr began the game with corner blitzes, but it wasn't long before linebackers and safeties were blitzing.
5, both Tandems are blitzing through the C gaps, the Strong Safety is covering the tight end, and Mike is covering the aceback.
If, when down blocking, a defender disappears by blitzing or stunting away from the inside gap, the blocker must continue to the next defender.
The fumble was just one result of the constant blitzing that Favre faced Sunday, and he rushed many passes or missed receivers because of the pressure.
The defense seeks to achieve this by blitzing the protection -- by attacking the line splits, inexperienced players, and pass-protection schemes.