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
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
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
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