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What Is The Definition Of The Statue Of Liberty Play In Football?
1. This is a trick play in which the quarterback fakes a pass while handing the ball off behind his back. A running back crosses behind the quarterback to take the hand-off and run in the opposite direction of the fake pass. When executed correctly, the positioning of one arm in the air faking a throw and one arm at his side makes the quarterback have a similar pose of the Statue of Liberty.
Examples Of How Statue Of Liberty Play Is Used In Commentary
1. The Eagles run a trick Statue of Liberty play, with McNabb faking the throw and handing it off behind his back to Westbrook, who runs it in easily for a touchdown.
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