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What Is The Definition Of Reception In Football?

1. A reception in football is when an offensive player catches a forward pass from the quarterback or any other eligible player who throws the ball from behind the line of scrimmage. After catching the reception, the player can attempt to advance the ball until they run out of bounds or is tackled on the play.

Example Of How Reception Is Used In Commentary

1. Moss has had a spectacular afternoon, hauling in 10 passes and a couple of touchdowns.

Sport The Term Is Used

1. Football

Also Known As:

1. Pass Reception

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