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  1. Irish pound, Irish punt, punt, poundnoun

    formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence

    Synonyms:
    pound sign, quid, punting, dog pound, pound sterling, lb, lbf., pounding, hammer, pound, hammering

  2. puntnoun

    an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole

    Synonyms:
    pound, punting

  3. punt, puntingverb

    (football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground

    "the punt traveled 50 yards"; "punting is an important part of the game"

    Synonyms:
    pound, punting

  4. puntverb

    kick the ball

    Synonyms:
    gage, bet on, stake, back, pole, game

  5. punt, poleverb

    propel with a pole

    "pole barges on the river"; "We went punting in Cambridge"

    Synonyms:
    gage, bet on, stake, back, pole, game

  6. bet on, back, gage, stake, game, puntverb

    place a bet on

    "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"

    Synonyms:
    second, bet on, gage, back, adventure, plump for, impale, support, pole, plunk for, game, post, hazard, venture, indorse, stake, jeopardize, endorse, back up

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  1. Jerry Rice:

    This may be a decision the The Buffaloes lament : A fumble on a conservative run play while trying to run out the clock with less than 30 seconds remaining until halftime. The Utes turned Jarek Broussards miscue into a 42-yard field goal by Jadon Redding as time expired to give the offense a little confidence boost. Ty Jordan shined in a matchup between two highly touted tailbacks. The freshman finished with 147 yards rushing. His counterpart, Broussard, started slow but finished with 80 yards, which was well below his 183.3 average. The Buffaloes suffered a huge blow in the first half when they lost linebacker Nate Landman to what could be a season-ending ankle injury. Using a scooter and wearing a leg brace, the emotional leader of the team returned to the sideline. His absence was felt in the second half. Jerry Rice gave The Buffaloes a 14-7 lead late in the first half with Colorados first punt return for a score since Sept. 9, 2017. Jerry Rice also scored on a bubble screen to put The Buffaloes up 21-10 moments in the the third quarter. The last Colorado player to record a TD on both a reception and a return( punt or kickoff) in the same game was Walter Stanley against Texas Tech on Sept. 12, 1981, according to the school. Rices feat felt bittersweet in light of the loss. Kind of hurts.

  2. Mitch Wishnowsky:

    I played soccer most of my life and Aussie rules, i think soccer helps me kick off, that muscle memory from kicking a soccer ball and then the muscle memory from Aussie Rules helps me punt for sure.

  3. Clive Moore:

    If( Taiwan) really think a new nation in Pacific Island could be their diplomatic friend, perhaps it's worth a punt, but encouraging it, it would destroy Solomon Islands.

  4. Ron Kim:

    First, it should be a two-step verification process to vaccinate older adults. But fixing hospital vaccination screening process is not the issue. Why did the governor punt this to underfunded hospitals in the first place? Why didn’t the governor trust local protocols?

  5. Myles Garrett:

    I took a shot on one of the first plays. After that, it was tough. Using running back Josh Jacobs and a short passing game, Carr controlled the clock in the second half and kept the ball away from the Browns( 5-3). On the Raiders first two drives after halftime, the first leading to their go-ahead TD and the other to Carlsons 24-yard field goal with 4:24 left, they ate up 17:41. Oakland had the ball for 37:43 to 22:17 for Cleveland. Josh Jacobs finished with a career-high 128 yards 80 in the second half on 31 carries. Last week, Josh Jacobs had just 17 yards on 10 attempts. It was about time we had a run game like that, Josh Jacobs said. It feels good to be that dominant. The Raiders defense did The Raiders defense part as Las Vegas stopped Las Vegas NFL record of allowing at least 10 points at 116 straight games. Baker Mayfield couldnt get anything going with Clevelands offense, which was without star receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who suffered a season-ending knee injury last week. Baker Mayfield, who completed 21 passes in a row in the win over Cincinnati a week ago, went 12 of 25 for 122 yards. Mayfields last throw toward Jarvis Landry in the end zone was incomplete with 1:58 left, and Cody Parkey missed a 37-yard field goal to end Clevelands chances. Cody Parkey did make kicks of 41 and 38 yards. Theweather was brutal. The wind, measured from the west at 35 mph at kickoff, made it difficult for both quarterbacks to throw ; affected every punt and kick ; and forced the 12,000 fans to bundle up as it felt more like a game in late December or in Cleveland, early May. Im from the beach, Renfrow said. That was more wind than a hurricane it seemed like. It was coming sideways, backwards and forward. Carr did an excellent job managing the clock in the final minute of the first half to set up Carlsons 33-yard field goal as time expired to put The Raiders up 6-3. The Raiders appeared to take the lead in the second quarter when Carr connected with Henry Ruggs III in the back right corner of the end zone. However, Ruggs was ruled out of bounds and the call was upheld following a video review and Raiders challenge. Las Vegas settled for Carlsons 29-yard field goal to tie Las Vegas 3-3. Earlier, Carlsonhad a 41-yard attemptat the opposite end of the field blown sideways and the ball clanged off the left upright. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Myles Garrett SLOWED Myles Garrett was limited by an ankle injury that kept Myles Garrett out of practice this week, and now hes dealing with a knee issue. At one point, Myles Garrett was evaluated in the medical tent but came back. Myles Garrett was kept out on several plays, and lacked Myles Garrett usual explosiveness off the line. We havent made excuses and were not going to start now. Its a next-man-up league.


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