split end

noun Football.
an offensive end who lines up some distance outside the formation on the line of scrimmage as a pass receiver.
Also called flanker, spread end.


Origin:
1950–55, Americanism

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split end

noun
(football) an offensive end who lines up at a distance from the other linemen 
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Brown plays the majority of his snaps at split end, aligning to the left side of the offensive formation.
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