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Passing Game Category

Tight Splits Do Not Have To Mean Crossing Routes

Posted on April 13th, 2019

This play with tight splits shows an example of how you can get creative and set up a high low to one side with a "Follow' or "Lev...

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Target Your RB’s In 7on7 Work Too

Posted on April 5th, 2019

FirstDown PlayBook has devoted an entire section to football plays designed to help you get the ball in the hands of your running ...

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USA Football’s Grabowski Interviews Iowa OC Ken O’Keefe

Posted on March 25th, 2019

USA Football's Keith Grabowski talks with Iowa Offensive Coordinator Ken O'Keefe about evaluating the quarterback's footwork. ...

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How NFL Teams Use Running Backs In The Passing Game

Posted on March 3rd, 2019

With the spread offense so prevalent at the lower levels and teams throwing the ball more than 50 times a game, running backs are ...

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Don’t Be A 7on7 One Trick Pony

Posted on February 20th, 2019

FirstDown PlayBook has provided different avenues to find your 7on7 plays for several reasons. First, we are football coaches and ...

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Wide Receiver Slant Route Details

Posted on February 15th, 2019

Today's short video talks about some very basic fundamentals to consider as you install the slant route with your receivers thus 7...

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How West Virginia Stole Yards With the Stick-Draw Concept

Posted on February 8th, 2019

By USA Football’s Justin Whitlatch Justin Whitlatch and USA Football have released an interesting article that covers the We...

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Running The Ball With your QB’s Arm

Posted on February 1st, 2019

Every time we see this style of football we say to ourself, "There the Patriots go running the football with Brady's arm again." ...

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Throw It Over The Top With 288 Special

Posted on January 27th, 2019

The QB looks to see if the Z runs through coverage. If the Z gets even or behind coverage then he is the throw. If coverage takes ...

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Start Your 7on7 Work With A Solid Route Tree

Posted on December 31st, 2018

The FirstDown Playbook route tree section provides you with a great starting point as you begin building your foundation for your ...

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You Did Not Call The Snag Concept Enough This Year

Posted on December 27th, 2018

FirstDown PlayBook knows how many times you called the snag concept during the 2018 football season. It was "not enough" times....

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Chargers 2 Point Play Communication Breakdown

Posted on December 14th, 2018

The final play of the Los Angeles Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs game reminded us of just how important communication is in the w...

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