downfield definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Football, Soccer, etc. into, toward, or in the opposite end of the field, esp. the defensive end: to pass, kick, or run downfield
downfield definition by American Heritage Dictionary
adverb & adj. Sports
To, into, or in the defensive team's end of the field.