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Quick Plays #1: Weak Tight Twins – Vertical Cross

A passing play out of the Weak Tight Twins that we like to attack both man and zone coverage vertically and horizontally is the...

5-2 Defense Overloads and Stunts

For those of you who like reading about the X's and O's of Football as I do, I am  sure you have heard of...

More Passing Options For Football Video Games

Operation Sports has posted an article called "More Passing Game Options Needed in EA Football" that we found interesting. The article goes into detail...

Coaching Cover 1

I’m coach Ron here to bring you a look at the Cover 0 defense. The first thing that you must understand is that with...

Madden Tips: Get Turnovers Back

TNT713, has posted a Madden Tips article called "Get Turnovers Back" . The article talks about how to get the ball back after a...

Gun Bunch Formation Breakdown

What is the Gun Bunch formation? The Gun Bunch is a 3×1 formation that has a group of three receivers that are clustered tight...

Rams Weakside Overload Blitz Concept

As many of you know, I am a huge fan when it comes to bringing pressure on the quarterback. One of the best real...

Quick Plays #6: Singleback Ace – Inside Cross

The Singleback Ace – Inside Cross ( a variation of the mesh passing concept) has both tight ends running crossing routes making this play...

Quick Plays #2: I-Form Twins – China Special

A play out of the I-Form Twins that does a solid job at attacking both man and zone coverages is China Special. This play...

3-4 Over Breakdown

The 3-4 Over is a defense that has three DL's, four LBs, and four DB's. The defensive line is shifted to the left. The...

Attacking Coverages with the Passing Game By Steve Axman

I often get asked how did I learn about attacking coverage's with passing concepts and route combos. Well I have read a lot...

Pistol Offense 101

Nevada’s Head Coach Chris Ault came up with the Pistol  offense in 2004 because he wanted to be able to have a threat of...

Split Backs Pro – 525 F Post Swing

A staple passing play from the Air Coryell playbook is the 525 F Post Swing. This vertical passing play has the outside receivers (X...

Seattle’s Cover 3: Six Degrees Of Monte Kiffen

The Tampa 2 was en vogue from the late 90's till around 2012, but the Cover 3 is now the x's and o's style...

What Does MOFO and MOFC Coverage Mean?

ZAN  over at Compete4Ever.com has posted another great X's and O's strategy article. This one involves MOFO (middle of the field open) and MOFC...

Pittsburgh’s Red Zone Playbook

Matt Bowen of the National Football Post does an excellent job at breaking down the X's and O's of Football. In this breakdown he...

1-2 Vertical Concept

“1-2” signify the Vertical Concept in our offense. This concept allows our offense to attack and stretch the defense toward the end zone. The...

I-Formation and Sets

The I-Formation is one of the most common offensive formations that be can found in any level of football. The I-Formation and sets draws...

Weak Tight Twins

The Weak Tight Twins formation is part of the Weak I sets. It features 21 personnel that places the flanker and split end tight...

Understanding Coverages

Here is an excellent in-depth article that was posted by SmartFootball.com about understanding coverages and attacking them with the passing game.  If you haven't...

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