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tackle

Sports medicine
1. A maneuver in football and rugby in which a player on team A brings down another player, ideally on the opposite team, who is carrying the ball.
2. The equipment used in certain sports–eg, fishing.
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Really, it's the same in business; you should tackle underperformance immediately and stop it from happening.
Former rugby league star Edwards has branded the choke tackle "a blight on the game that encourages high tackling", but Easterby denied Ireland take any risks on safety with their approach.
We have the backing of several major wholesalers and other key suppliers, enabling our franchisees to carry a range of competitively priced tackle, fresh and frozen bait - and to benefit from the sale of other top-brand kit via our ecommerce store.
Ryan says his own personal best tackle rate in a game is 18 to 20, and he acknowledges that O'Brien's effort was exceptional.
Top Tackle is in regular contact with all the local fisheries so up to the minute advice on what is catching is always available.
Officials can play a major role in the reduction of serious injury by enforcing the spearing rule, regardless of intent, whenever a player leads with the top of the helmet when making a tackle.
There are also plans to tackle health inequalities for people with less money and to support homeless people.
I'm a real physical player and my size helps me out," says 320-pounder Erik Williams, offensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys.
Butcher believes that one WAS premeditated - but Elliot's was a mistimed tackle that could have had disastrous consequences.
As a part of "Chunky" soup's ongoing commitment to tackle hunger in NFL communities, Campbell will also donate 1,000 cans of "Campbell's Chunky" soup on behalf of the Miami Dolphins to the Daily Bread Food Bank in Miami.
Tackle Systems, Adam Gibbs and Nick Bongi, prepare for the February, 2015 launch of their patent pending ProGlo+ LED lit tackle box on Kickstarter, an online crowdfunding platform that brings creative projects to life with pledged backers.
DE Scott Crichton made one tackle on special teams in the Vikings loss to the Dolphins.