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Play action pass

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on December 23, 2009 at 14:22

In Reply to: Play action pass posted by Aaron on December 23, 2009 at 11:50:

: Why do they call it a "play action pass" in American football?

Beats me. It's a "play" with "action" and a "pass" in it but there's action in almost every football play. Also called "play action fake" because it's a fake handoff that's really a pass play. "Hail Mary" and "Statue of Liberty" are easy to figure out, but "play action" is really kinda bland, so who knows?