Football Slang Terms

Can you identify these euphemisms for football terms?
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Last updated: September 22, 2016
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Long pass made in desperation
Hail Mary
The football itself
Pigskin
The football field
Gridiron
A good quarterback who can command a game
Field General
Amateur play or behavoir
Bush League
Crew that carries measurement sticks
Chain Gang
Referee
Zebra
High draft pick that doesn't live up to expectations
Bust
Interception returned for a touchdown
Pick Six
3 wide receivers line up on the same side of the field
Trips
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Goal posts
Uprights
A block by an offensive lineman that leaves a defensive player flat on his back
Pancake
Area between the 20 yard line and the goal line
Red Zone
Area inside the 5 yard line, the goal line, and the sideline to where the punter tries to kick the ball
Coffin Corner
Space in around the line of scrimmage where the offensive and defensive lines battle
Trenches
When a team calls a time out before the opposing kicker is about to attempt a field goal
Icing
Long, downfield pass completion
Bomb
When a receiver does not extend his arms to catch a pas for fear of being hit hard by a defender
Alligator Arms
Poles used to carry the 10-yard chains for measurements
Sticks
quick pass to a receiver when a blitz is coming
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Level 11
Sep 21, 2016
Please accept hit stick for the one that said when a player is hit hard