yard line

NOUN
  1. in football; line parallel to the goal lines indicating position on the field
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How To Use yard line In A Sentence

  • Fitzgerald finished with eight catches for 166 yards and a scintillating 29-yard catch-and-run TD on which he dove from the 3-yard line and stretched the football inside the pylon before falling out of bounds. NFL Replay: Wild playoffs turn front-runners into has-beens
  • the tight end made a great reception on the 20 yard line
  • A goal line stand by the home team held the visitors on the two yard line.
  • A touchback is when the other team punts or kicks it into your endzone and you choose to take the ball on the twenty yard line rather than attempt a return. Matthew Yglesias » Tagging Up
  • Green Bay took over on its own 10 and on the first play, running back Brandon Jackson busted through the middle, juked Moore in the open field and dashed down the right sideline before he was chased down by DeAngelo Hall after a 71 yard gain to the Redskins '19-yard line. Redskins beat Packers 16-13 in OT
  • This is moving the goal line. While we were running for a touchdown and we were at the 10-yard line, they moved the goal post 20 yards forward.
  • Roethlisberger finished 21 of 30 for 256 yards with one touchdown and one interception, Dansby's pickoff at the Steelers '33-yard line that the Cardinals could not turn into points. With victory in claws, Cards defense 'just couldn't finish'
  • However, right on the 50 yard line sits a huge and overgrown elephant, enormously strong but also swelled up, slow, and completely unsuited to being a player in this game.
  • They saw that against Tampa Bay, when Rouen skied a punt to the 4-yard line and Bannister caught it before it hit the ground.
  • The wide receiver did backflips across the 50-yard line, and the grins got wider by the moment.
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