Definition of taxi squad in English:

taxi squad

noun

American Football
  • A group of players taking part in practices and available as reserves for the team.

    • ‘However, how sold can the Eagles be on Feeley when, for a brief stretch this season when they had to make room on the roster, they cut him and put him on the taxi squad, then brought him back?’
    • ‘Teams can send additional players, but those players are put on ‘taxi squads’ and are eligible to play only on Wednesdays and Saturdays.’
    • ‘He would be delighted to make the taxi squad, drawing a minimum wage and scrimmaging against the varsity during the week.’
    • ‘A player on the taxi squad can be activated so long as a player from the roster is deactivated.’

Pronunciation:

taxi squad

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