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fumble

[′fəm·bəl]
(industrial engineering)
An unintentional sensory-motor error that may be unavoidable.
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And, although the quarterback said on report day that he and the Bears were placing a much greater emphasis on ball security this summer, it's still possible that his issues stem from continuing to push the envelope in practice and he will know when to dial it back in games.
However, the advent of Chris Ashton the tryscoring machine has seen the issue of 'ball security' become simply everyone waiting until he actually fumbles when performing his swallow dive over the line.
If he is concerned about pain or his safety, he isn't thinking about ball security.
Belichick, who places ball security above all else, exonerated LaFell of the turnover.
For Mariota, that could mean tightening his ball security - his 11 fumbles tied for the second-most in the FBS last year - or making sure his passes hit receivers in the perfect spot.
If Lin can improve his shot selection, his improved defense, ball security and his playmaking ability could put him in the All-Star game.
We know it was one where we let ourselves down in quite a few areas, our ball security and control was very ordinary and it was a big disappointment to everyone.
For example, Washington have ranked third in the league at ball security, coughing up only four fumbles and being intercepted just three times.
"In the first half our ball security was poor and our defence wasn't up to scratch either.
With Rams up huge at the half and the Bears protecting a 13-3 lead, it had to be a tough call for the head coach, who is trying to get his quarterback playoff ready and thinking ball security for the postseason.
They lost three in as many possessions to start the second half against Miami and are sure to have worked extensively on ball security because they can't afford many empty possessions.
During the week, Mariota said one aspect of his game that needs work is ball security. He was stripped of the ball by All-American defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat in the red zone.