It’s important to have different options when running or throwing the football. When we are spreading the field I like the idea of having screen plays attached to all our run plays.
Most offenses in today’s game are looking to spread out the defense and then take advantage of where they have a numbers advantage. One of the most popular ways to do this is with the Bubble route.
The Buck Sweep from the Spread is one of the most powerful plays in football. Buck Sweep faded into the forgotten land of niche offenses for a decade or two when the spread really started to take off.
This Jet Series out of 11 personnel (1 RB / 1 TE) is a three play series. These three plays are Jet Sweep, Q Power, and Q Counter.
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.
There is no better way to open up the run than by having, and calling, a good play action concept. By throwing the ball deep after faking a run the offense will open up space to run by keeping perimeter players out of the box.
A great H Back can be the hardest thing for the defensive to deal with. A truly great H Back has the ability to make a block inside on the run game while still being able to run routes and beat a linebacker in the passing game.
The Shallow Cross Passing Concept is a great way to stretch the defense out horizontally. It’s great against man to man coverage.
Running an effective two-minute drill is one of the toughest things to do in football. The ability to teach players how to move down the field using a limited amount of time will stress any coaching staff.
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.
The Pin and Pull is one of the plays that is sweeping the country as a run game staple. There are multiple advantages of running the Pin and Pull and using it as your main tool to get to the outside in the run game.
One thing that can be frustrating for the defense is when the offense is able to give a variety of different plays off essentially the same look. When you combine this with a formation that presents a heavy run threat on one side of the formation with a passing threat on the other side of […]
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.