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wham play

wham play
 n.— «Q: What is a “wham” play?—Evan Cole, Rochester…A: That’s another word for a kind of trap block. One example is when a tight end comes slowly in motion behind the offensive line just before the snap. A guard fires out to get a linebacker, leaving a defensive tackle unblocked. That defensive tackle penetrates through the line and gets “whammed” by the tight end, creating a hole for the runner.» —“Officiating doesn’t tell the story of most NFL games” by Mark Gaughan Buffalo News (New York) Dec. 8, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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