blitz blitz  /b ˈlɪts/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line
  2. (n) a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment
  3. (v) attack suddenly and without warning

Usage(s):

  • His opponent, who can see only the defense possibilities on his side of the record, chooses a likely one by rotating the record until the segment labeled "blitz," for example, is .

News

  1. USMNT dominates Panama 2-0 in World Cup qualifier

    SEATTLE (AP) -- Jozy Altidore continued his scoring blitz with a goal in his third straight match, Eddie Johnson thrilled his home club fans with a goal in the 53rd minute, and the United States took over first place in its World Cup qualifying group with a 2-0 win over Panama on Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. Nintendo Readies Games Blitz for Wii U Console

    Nintendo Readies Games Blitz for Wii U Console
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Blogger Blitz: On Rod Graves hire

    The New York Jets and first-year general manager John Idzik made a significant front-office hire Monday in former Arizona Cardinals general manager Rod Graves. In New York, Graves will serve as director of football administration. But what does this hire mean for New York head coach Rex Ryan? I discuss this topic and more with NFC East blogger Dan Graziano in our latest Blogger Blitz.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

Quotes

  1. "Outside of Jim Zorn and the coaches on that team and maybe the quarterbacks, I guarantee you I know our system better than anybody else," Portis said. "I guarantee you when we go into blitz pickup, I don't miss my man. So I don't know what...
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Clinton Portis Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "They don't have anything to lose. They'll go for it on fourth-and-3, fourth-and-2. They'll do the trick plays," Ward said. "They'll blitz the house."
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Hines Ward Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "It looked like they were about to blitz," Phillies slugger Ryan Howard said.
    on Oct 26, 2008 By: Ryan Howard Source: USA Today

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