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It Wastes Your Time, Energy & Money

Posted on April 20th, 2019

One of the more curious things about a football coaches day is how much time they spend on drawing cards for practice every week....

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We Will Miss Wade Wilson

Posted on February 2nd, 2019

I was fortunate to have worked with Wade for two years with the Chicago Bears during the 2004 and 2005 seasons. I was a holdover f...

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A Christmas Gift For Young Ball Coaches

Posted on December 24th, 2018

One thing that a young football coach can get from an older coach without a whole lot of resistance though and that is advice. Old...

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The Season Is Over. Now What? Your Offseason Organization Guide.

Posted on December 18th, 2018

If you are a Head Coach there is no offseason!  Here is an offseason guide to keep you stay organized and prioritizing things to ...

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All Of Your Football Plays Are Drawn Both Ways

Posted on June 27th, 2018

It was always ludicrous to us that we would draw virtually the same football plays day in and day out. To add insult to injury, th...

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Thanks Mom(s)!

Posted on May 13th, 2018

I hope every coach realizes and appreciates this as today's moms turn their kids over to them. It's an enormous responsibility....

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As Seen On X&O Labs

Posted on May 12th, 2018

No one draws football plays like FirstDown PlayBook. We are pretty sure that was what X&O Labs was thinking as they flew home from...

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Pro Football Hall of Fame Coaches Summit!

Posted on May 10th, 2018

We are excited to announce that every coach that attends the Pro Football Hall of Fame Coaches Summit will receive a free one year...

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Pre-Practice Spot Drill

Posted on May 3rd, 2018

Most coaches pick up drills that look good for developing players while at clinics or online. The effectiveness of that drill in p...

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Youth Football Offense 2018

Posted on April 11th, 2018

FirstDown PlayBook has your back and we are even offering tremendous discounts in the month of April for you youth football coache...

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Defending Warp Speed No Huddle Offenses – part 2

Posted on March 11th, 2018

I had to prepare for a warp-speed No-Huddle Run-and-Shoot offense that was demolishing a 22-under AAU-style developmental league. ...

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Kickoff Return: Ball Flight Returner Man

Posted on March 7th, 2018

It doesn't take much to turn a well coached kickoff return into a hot mess and have free runners to your kickoff returner coming a...

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