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Passing Game Category

LSU Bench Stop Route Adds To Burrow’s Numbers

Posted on January 14th, 2020

As the game progressed however, Burrow showed us why he is going to be a good quarterback on Sundays as well as in national champi...

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Read The Snag High To Low Or Low To High?

Posted on January 12th, 2020

The FirstDown PlayBook snag concept area is pretty extensive. We include quarterback reads and coaching points for every play too....

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Tight End Hot Route Fundamentals

Posted on January 4th, 2020

Sometimes it is a case that the tight end doesn't understand he is hot. Other times the tight end knows he is hot but the techniqu...

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Tight Red Zone Hammer Concept

Posted on December 23rd, 2019

On this 64 or "Hammer" concept the quarterback is normally looking for the best side to read the high low as the X and the Z run t...

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Screens, Tight Ends & Fullbacks Dominate NFL TV

Posted on December 22nd, 2019

The death of the fullback has been greatly exaggerated. Who could have seen this coming, except for every older football coach out...

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Teaching Receivers a Speed Cut

Posted on December 20th, 2019

When using a speed cut the receiver will run out of his break instead of chopping his feet. He will begin the break off of his foo...

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Red Zone Fade Route Technique

Posted on December 12th, 2019

Although there is something to be said about throwing a red zone fade to a tall receiver at the pylon, there are also useful techn...

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Your Go To 7on7 Coaching Tool

Posted on December 2nd, 2019

This is probably why here at FirstDown PlayBook we are already getting questions about 7on7 and how coaches can find passing game ...

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WR Double Move Technique

Posted on November 17th, 2019

You have to convince the lesser talented receiver or tight end that they cannot run the double move route like your great receiver...

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Play Action Pass: 844 Switch

Posted on July 1st, 2019

Yesterday we took you through a play action protection out of a 2x2 formation and today we want to offer up a play action pass tha...

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Varsity Dual Pass Protection Rules

Posted on June 19th, 2019

The offensive line coach must understand how to protect the quarterback in a way that allows the coordinator to get his passing ga...

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Route Trees Are Passing Game Building Blocks

Posted on May 16th, 2019

The FirstDown PlayBook Tight End route tree is a nice mix of routes that can be used in the DropBack, Play Action and Boot passing...

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