Trips Formation – Quick Slant – Wheel Route

Trips Formation – Quick Slant – Wheel Route

Play designed to be a quick hitter getting the ball into the hands of your best athlete. However, if the defense starts to play tighter, you can look for the 2 deep options. Setup: Trips Left – Wide, Slot, Slot Read: Short to Deep Wide Receiver – Quick Slant Center – Corner Route (Weak Side)… Continue Reading
Tight – 2 Deep Options – Wheel Route

Tight – 2 Deep Options – Wheel Route

Setup: Balanced Tight – I Formation Read: Tight – Corner Tight – Wheel Center – Deep Out toward wheel route side – find an open area. Running Back – Angle Route – Find space in middle of field. Description: For this play, the first read is looking for the receiver running the corner. However, this read… Continue Reading
Trips – Center Deep, Wide Underneath

Trips – Center Deep, Wide Underneath

Setup – Trips – Wide, Slot, Tight Read: Short to Deep or Deep to Short (depending on situation) Wide – Short Drag Center – Corner-Post to Trips side of the field Slot/Tight – Hook Description: Depending on the situation of the game and what you’re looking to do, this play can work with short or… Continue Reading
Balanced Slot Formation – 3 Option Run Play

Balanced Slot Formation – 3 Option Run Play

Play Setup Slot Receiver on each side and Running Back lined up direct behind Quarterback QB Read No read, just a running play. Running back – Dive Left Slot – Running behind QB Right Slot – Running behind QB This is just a straight up running play (though you could incorporate routes and turn into… Continue Reading
Twins – Triple Slant

Twins – Triple Slant

Multiple slant routes to choose from based on how the defense is lined up. Hitting a quick slant is one of the most effective routes in flag football as it gets the receiver moving almost full speed down the field. Once he has the ball in his hands, the defense may be on their heels reacting to the quick pass. Continue Reading
Balanced Slot – Running Back – Wheel Route

Balanced Slot – Running Back – Wheel Route

Setup: Slot Receiver on each side and Running Back lined up direct behind Quarterback Read: Fake hand off to Running Back Slot – Post Slot – Deep Drag Sit Running Back – Wheel Center – Out opposite side Running Back Description: You can run this play with or without the fake hand off. I prefer… Continue Reading
Trips – Double Drag

Trips – Double Drag

Trips flag football play with two underneath drag route should the deep route be covered. The deep is a post that continues to the corner. Switch this route whether your facing a 1 safety or 2 safety defense. Continue Reading
Tight – Clear Out – RB Delay Across the Middle

Tight – Clear Out – RB Delay Across the Middle

Setup: Balanced Tight – I Formation Read: 1. Main Read is the Running Back coming back across the field, however, if either of the two deeper decoy routes are open, throw to them first. Description: The image is set up for younger kids where the arm strength may be an issue. Using this play with… Continue Reading
Twins – Double Slant with Deep Out

Twins – Double Slant with Deep Out

Setup: Twins Wide, Slot, Single Wide Read: Single Wide – Slant Twins Wide – Slant Twins Slot – Deep Out Single Wide – Continuation of Slant Description: This double slant play is designed for short quick passes to get the ball into your runner’s hands. However, it also has some deeper options. To give the… Continue Reading
Balanced Slot – Double Smash, Double Corner

Balanced Slot – Double Smash, Double Corner

Play Setup Slot Receiver on each side and Running Back lined up direct behind Quarterback QB Read Either Slot – Smash route Corner Route on the same side Opposite Corner Route Opposite Slot Description After running a few plays where the receivers are constantly coming across the middle of the field, incorporate a couple smash… Continue Reading
Balanced Slot – Quick Out Flood

Balanced Slot – Quick Out Flood

Setup Slot Receiver on each side and Running Back lined up direct behind Quarterback QB Read Slot – Out Running Back – Corner Slot – Post Center – Hook Play Description All playbooks should have a few pass plays with the quick out. These routes are the cornerstone of the nickel and dime offense that… Continue Reading
Twins – Post – Wheel Routes

Twins – Post – Wheel Routes

Setup: Twins Wide, Slot – Single Wide Read: Twins Wide – Post Twins Slot – Wheel Single Wide – Short Drag Center – Hook Description: The Twins Wide receiver is the first option on the Post route. However, his main goal is to occupy the safety in the area. If facing a Cover 2 (two… Continue Reading
Twins – Hooks with Backdoor Corner

Twins – Hooks with Backdoor Corner

Setup: Twins Wide, Slot – Single Tight Read: Twins Wide – 7 yard Hook Single Tight – Corner Twins Slot – 4 yard Hook Center – 4 yard Hook Description: I use this play every game where a defense is playing 2 safeties, 2 corners, 1 blitzer. There’s been some games where I’ve ran this… Continue Reading
Trips – Center Loop Run

Trips – Center Loop Run

Common running flag football play for younger teams. Many leagues require the center to be at least one yard behind the line of scrimmage when taking a handoff. This play satisfies this requirement. Continue Reading
Twins – Short Underneath

Twins – Short Underneath

The main focus of this play is hitting the underneath receiver just as he crosses the middle of the field or a little beyond. If the defender on that side chases the Blue receiver, it could open the left side for some good old fashioned YAC (yards after catch). If Red is covered, there are outlets to Blue and Green. The routes shown are suggested, but in reality, these two will need to move to find the open area. Continue Reading
Balanced Slot – Double Drag

Balanced Slot – Double Drag

Play Setup Slot Receiver on each side and Running Back lined up direct behind Quarterback QB Reads Slot – Short Drag Slot – Intermediate Drag Running Back – Streak up Sideline Center – Streak up Middle A good short yardage completion play with deep options. The Slot receiver routes are interchangeable. The first read is… Continue Reading
Tight Formation – Running Back – Deep Corner

Tight Formation – Running Back – Deep Corner

Setup: Balanced Tight – I Formation Read: Running Back – Corner Tight Receiver – Out route (same side as RB’s Corner) Center – Hook Tight Receiver – Out route (opposite of RB’s Corner) Description: The goal behind this play is to get the defense to press up and play the receiver routes which are all… Continue Reading