Meaning of end run

end' run"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Also calleda running play in which the ball-carrier attempts to outflank the defensive end.
    1. an evasive or diversionary maneuver.
    2. an attempt to surmount a difficulty without confronting it directly.
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