specialteam

special team

noun
Football. a group of players fielded for kicking plays, as punts, kickoffs, and field-goal attempts.

special-team, special-teams, adjective
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special team
 
n
American football any of several predetermined permutations of the players within a team that play in situations, such as kickoffs and attempts at field goals, where the standard offensive and defensive formations are not appropriate

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