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Play Action Pass Football – Getting Your Tight End Easy Receptions

The play that will be discussed in this article is what is often referred to as a leaky TE fade. The TE engages his block on the Defensive End and then releases (leaks out) late for a wide open throw… Continue Reading

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Read Option Football – Adding Variations to Make the Read Option More Effective

The read option is an effective way of utilising your QB’s athletic ability to gain an extra number against the defense in the run game. However, the basic versions of this play can be defended by well-trained defenses and can… Continue Reading

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Play Action Pass Football – Using Misdirection to Get Your Receivers Easy Catches

Using the play action pass in football is often a good way to draw defenders into the box (forcing Linebackers to defend the run) and open up space for your receivers in behind the defense. If done correctly, this can… Continue Reading

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Screen Play Football – Using the Throwback Screen to Move Defenses

The purpose of running a screen play in football is to move the defense with some kind of misdirection, then get the ball to an athlete out in space with a convoy of blockers in front of them. Running a… Continue Reading

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Misdirection Football Plays – Using Bunch Formations to Manipulate the Defense

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

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

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

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

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

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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