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Definition of "running game" [running game]

  • (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "running game" in a sentence
  • "Complementing two touchdown passes by game MVP Roger Staubach was a running game that effectively controlled the clock."
  • "Finding their vaunted running game neutralized by C.C. Sabathia, the one edge the Halos possessed over the pinstripes was non-existent in Game 1."