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Misdirection Football Plays – Using Bunch Formations to Manipulate the Defense

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The use of misdirection football plays in the form of trick plays and reverses can prove to be an effective way of confusing and moving defences to open up space for easy gains and scoring opportunities. The use of bunch… Continue Reading

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Spread Offense Run Plays – Creating Open Running Lanes for the Quarterback

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An important part of implementing spread offense run plays is having an athletic Quarterback (QB) who can run read option plays. The fundamentals of the read option have been previously discussed at length in our series of articles called Read Option… Continue Reading

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Spread Offense Pass Plays – Attacking the Safety to Create Deep Pass Opportunities

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A lot of the spread offense focuses on various read option plays with quick pass attachments to compliment the run game. One aspect that is often overlooked when running a spread offense is the ability to use deep pass concepts… Continue Reading

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How to Run a Spread Offense – Keeping it Simple

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One of the key aspects to running a spread offense is sticking to the rules on each play in order to keep it simple and make the game easier for your offense. Common sense plays a huge role in attacking… Continue Reading

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Spread Offense Pass Plays – Using Condensed Sets to Attack the Defense

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If you want to run a successful offense, running pass plays from condensed sets (squeeze formations) will make it easier to put defences in difficult positions, get your receivers open and allow your QB to make easier throws. The basic… Continue Reading

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Misdirection Football Plays – Using Misdirection to Attack the Defense

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If you want to run a successful offense, running misdirection plays will make it easier to put defences in difficult positions. The basic idea of misdirection football plays is that you draw the defence’s attention one way (either with motions,… Continue Reading

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Spread Offense Pass Plays – Getting Your Best Receiver the Football

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An important part of being able to run a successful offense involves making sure you can get the football to your best players, in space or in favourable match-ups. The goal of a spread offense is to create ways to… Continue Reading

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Read Option Football (Spread Series) – The “Gift” Route

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In a previous article, we reviewed adding screens to read option plays. In this article, we will discuss the “gift” route, another piece that can be added to a read option with a screen pass. Most casual viewers might assume… Continue Reading

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Read Option Football (Spread Series) – Adding Perimeter Screens

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In the previous we have discussed various types of read option plays. In all those plays there were only two options in the play and the read was based on one defender. In this article we are going to take… Continue Reading

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Spread Offense Run Plays – Using the Quarterback as a Running Option

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A big part of many spread offense run plays involve using the Quarterback (QB) as a running option. This enables the offense to gain an extra number in the run game, and also increase the amount of defenders in conflict.… Continue Reading