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fumble

[′fəm·bəl]
(industrial engineering)
An unintentional sensory-motor error that may be unavoidable.
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The one lost fumble was by James Rodgers after a reception.
I MESSED UP Craig Pickering; RECOVER UP Shamed Torri Edwards hides as Lauryn Williams races back; WAIT FOR IT Tyson Gay is away without the baton as Darvis Patton fumbles
But the Colts kept plugging away, and lo-and-behold, they scored a touchdown the same way, center Jeff Saturday proving to be Johnny-on- the-spot when he fell on Dominic Rhodes' goal-line fumble in the end zone.
We want to take away the football - get it back by a fumble recovery, interception, blocked field goal, missed field goal, or by forcing them to punt.
First, Joe Heelan picked up a Hudson fumble and returned it 35 yards for a score in the first quarter, and that was followed up in the next series when Peter Lekaditis scooped up another and brought it back 45 yards.
I guarantee you if they'd have called it a fumble, nobody on the San Diego side would have argued.
5), forced fumbles (6) and fumble recoveries (2), becoming a Pro Bowl selection for the second time - as a starter - earning NFL Comeback Player of the Year honors.
the Jets) and two fumble recoveries (Seahawks, Jets).
He was always thinking, `Don't fumble, don't fumble,''' Brawley said.
Jake Delhomme threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Keyshawn Johnson for the go-ahead score in the third quarter and Julius Peppers had three sacks and recovered a fumble as the host Panthers beat the Buccaneers 24-10 Monday night to end a two-game losing streak.
Chaminade of West Hills took advantage of a costly Crespi fumble with 1:09 remaining to march down to the Celts' 10-yard line.
Thor Thomas' recovery of Fort's fumble at midfield with 2:14 to play set up the tying touchdown.