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Q: If a ball is passed forward but behind the line of scrimage and dropped is it a fumble or incomplete pass?
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What is an incomplete in football?

In American and Canadian Football, a ball can be passed forward from behind the line of scrimmage. If the ball falls on the ground it is called an incomplete pass. That means no one caught it. It can also be called an incomplete. That is a short way of saying "It is an incomplete forward pass."

Making a forward pass beyond the line of scrimage does the body or the ball have to be beyond?

Up until just recently, it was judged as where the ball is. Now, if any part of the person throwing the ball, even just a foot, is behind the line of scrimmage, that is a legal pass.

Can you trow 2 forward passes from behind thev line of scrimage?

Yes you can throw as many passes as you want as long as you or the ball has not crossed the line of scrimmage, but once you or the ball has crossed that line, you may not forward lateral the ball to another player, the pass must be a backward lateral.

Is a pass illegal if it is thrown from behind the line of scrimage in football?

No! A pass is only legal if it is thrown from behind the line of scrimmage. A pass is illegal if it is thrown from in front of the line of scrimmage.

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