yard line

IPA: jˈɑrdɫaɪn


  • in football; line parallel to the goal lines indicating position on the field

Examples of "yardline" in Sentences

    Examples of "yard-line" in Sentences

    • Florida State moved up to the 10 yard-line and scored on a run by Jermaine Thomas on the next play to push its lead to 24-0.
    • When the Saints punted after three downs, Favre had the Vikings poised for the potential winning score on third-and-15 from the New Orleans 38 yard-line.
    • Buffalo Bills kicker Dave Rayner, in the Jets' 28-24 victory Nov. 27, appeared to misfire during his kickoff, which was recovered by then-Jets safety Emmanuel Cook at Buffalo's 36-yard-line.
    • His impact has been most evident in New York's top-ranked red-zone offense, a unit that's scored touchdowns 68% of the time it gets the ball inside the opponent's 20-yard-line, which is the best in the league.
    • At Houston's 32-yard-line with his team down by four, McElroy took a snap from the shotgun formation and aired out a picture-perfect toss to rookie receiver Michael Campbell, who'd beaten his man and was open.
    • The Cavaliers next drive began at their own 2 yard-line, so perhaps it would have been a little cruel to throw either backup into that situation, especially if it would have been either's first snap of the game.
    • Rather than try and make a play with the football, Garcia picked it up at the four yard-line and threw it into the end zone for a safety – giving Alabama not only two free points but possession of the ball again.
    • My pet projects this winter are my .250 (which I hope to restock with a Boyd thumbhole sporter in walnut laminate) and a 6. 5x55mm (which has done so well at 100 yards that I'd like to dial it in at the 300 yard-line).
    • On the ensuing Virginia offensive series, fifth-year senior tailback Keith Payne converted on a fourth and one from the Florida State 31 yard-line, but junior center Anthony Mihota was whistled for unsportsman-like conduct after the play was over.

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