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Q: What is it called when a defensive player catches a forward pass in footba ll?
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What is it called when a defensive player catches a pass?

It's called an interception.

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What is the term in American football for when a defensive player catches a pass from the opossing teams forward pass?

The term for defensive player catching opposing team's pass is an interception.

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In American football, when a defender catches a forward pass from the offense, it is called an interception.

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Who is allowed to catch a forward pass in football?

Most passes in football, with the exception of sideways ones (called laterals), are thrown straight ahead, forward, albeit at an angle. Most, if not all,of the ones that catch the passes are wide receivers, though the defensive players can catch it too instead, which is called an interception.

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