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Your RBR Word of the Day: Vitiate

vitiate VISH-ee-ayt, transitive verb:

  1. To make faulty or imperfect; to render defective; to impair; as, "exaggeration vitiates a style of writing."
  2. To corrupt morally; to debase.
  3. To render ineffective; as, "fraud vitiates a contract."

The o-line's inability to protect JP or provide blocking for the running game vitiated any chance for offensive production last season.