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About Football Glossary - Pass Rush


Definition: An attempt by the defensive players to get to the quarterback so they can tackle him before he can complete a pass.

Examples: A pass rush can come in a number of different forms. Teams often pass rush just three or four down linemen, or they can also use one or more linebackers or defensive backs to add a blitz to their pass rush.

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