first down

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first down (plural first downs)

  1. (American football) The first play in a series that has a maximum of four downs.
  2. (American football) The act of getting a first down by advancing the ball more than ten yards ahead of the field position where the team took possession.

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Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 20:49