1. This is a long pass in football that is usually thrown into a group of receivers who are either in the end zone or are at the maximum distance that the quarterback can throw the football. A hail mary pass is often the last resort for the offensive team to score in order to tie or win the game. Teams will also attempt a hail mary pass at the end of first half in order to try to score a touchdown before halftime.
1. Ryan reaches back and throws a hail mary into the back of the end zone where it’s tipped and caught by White for a miraculous touchdown to win the game.
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