1. This is a term used to describe players who are not allowed to catch passes on offense. This mainly refers to the offensive lineman who are not allowed to be pass catchers, except in unique situations.
One situation that an offensive lineman is eligible to be a receiver is when the pass has already been tipped by another player, they can then attempt to catch the ball.
1. With all of the eligible receivers covered downfield, Rodgers scrambles out of the pocket and throws the ball away.
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