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prevent defense (football)
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prevent defense (football)


The Steelers scored against a prevent defense in the final seconds.
  football:  adding an additional pass defender to prevent long gains by the offense
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A prevent defense is typically used when time is about to run out.
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  • The Steelers scored against a prevent defense in the final seconds.
  • It is too early to shift to a prevent defense.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   prevent defense (football) , blitz [5]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Sports
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