When offenses come out in a Double Tight-end formation everyone thinks ‘ground and pound’. However, there are several great passing concepts out of double tight-end formations.
If you have a good tight-end utilize him! Utilizing a tight-end stresses the defense by forcing them to defend him as a blocker and a receiving threat.
Creating an offense that is simple for the offense and complex for the defense is the universal goal for almost every football coach. A popular way to do this is by using the same plays out of multiple formations to give the defense something to look at.
The Sprint-out Passing Game is great for smaller and/or more athletic quarterbacks. This concepts forces the defense to defend the entire width of the field while also having to defend the QB as a running threat.
The Shallow Cross Passing Concept is a great way to stretch the defense out horizontally. It’s great against man to man coverage.
The Push Screen RPO is easy to install and it’s a concept that can be executed on the youth football level. This run pass option gives the QB an easy pre-snap read.
One of the things that can make life really difficult on defenses is if you can effectively throw to the backside of the Trips formation. Most defenses will put an extra defender over to the Trips side and leave the backside to the Cornerback and the Linebacker to defend the single receiver.
One of the universal rules for planning your offensive attack is that you must have an answer to man coverage. At one stage in the game the defense is going to put their defenders in man coverage and send a blitz.
One of the best things you can do to a defensive back is to make them think and make decisions after the snap of the ball. While making players think about their alignment before the snap of the ball is great, when you force defenders to make choices after the ball has been snapped it […]
The Running Back Slip Screen is an explosive play that beats the blitz. This Running Back Screen Pass Play takes practice, but once your players get it down, it will be one of your best plays.
One of the hardest things to do as a play caller is to find a way to get the ball in the hands of your best receiver. Many defenses will provide a variety of looks and shifts to take the best playmaker away from the offense and force them to win with their less talented […]
One of the things we discovered was one of the simplest route adjustments I’ve ever seen. We simply used our Close tag on our all hitches route.
There are a couple of things in our offense that we love. We love going into the Trips formation to force the defense to make a choice on if they want to use more defenders to combat our backside receiver or the three receivers on the wide side of the field.
Cover 4 has become a common coverage to combat the Spread to Run style of offense. There’s a great reason for this, Cover 4 is a great coverage.
One of the easiest ways to keep things simple in the passing game is through the use of tags. We use tags off of our base plays that allow the players to trade responsibilities.