Empty 479 F And H Option
By FirstDown PlayBook on May 25, 2019

 
Today let’s take a look at this great high low passing game concept out of empty formation. We have included the coaching points just like we do for everyone of the thousands of football play drawings in FirstDown PlayBook.

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FORMATION: EMPTY (GUN)

PLAY: 479 F AND H OPTION

DROP: 5 STEP DROP TIMING

SUGGESTED READS:  F-Y OR H-X

PRE-SNAP DECISION BASED ON UNDERNEATH LEVERAGE AND SAFETY LOCATION.

POSSIBLE ALERT Z VS MAN COVERAGE.

X: DIG ROUTE

-BASE SPLIT.

-HARD STEM RELEASE INSIDE.

-PUSH TO SELL THE VERTICAL THREAT EARLY.

-SPEED CUT INSIDE AT 14-16 YARDS.

-STAY ON THE MOVE FLAT ACROSS THE MIDDLE.

-VS MAN COVERAGE WIN WITH SPEED.

-VS ZONE STAY ON THE MOVE BUT THROTTLE IN THE HOLE.

Y: CORNER ROUTE

-OUTSIDE RELEASE AND SELL VERTICAL EARLY.

-BREAK OUTSIDE ON 4TH INSIDE STEP.

-FLATTEN THE ROUTE TO THE SIDELINE VS MOF CLOSED.

-KEEP THE ROUTE HIGH VS MOF OPEN.

Z: GO ROUTE

-BASE SPLIT.

-MANDATORY OUTSIDE RELEASE TO GET VERTICAL AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.

-WIN WITH SPEED AND GET ON TOP OF YOUR DEFENDER.

-ONCE ON TOP STACK THE DEFENDER AND STRAIGHTEN THE STEM.

-EXPECT A BALL THAT IS OUT IN FRONT OR OUTSIDE OF YOUR BODY.

-MAINTAIN A 4 YARD CUSHION FROM THE SIDELINE AT THE TOP OF THE ROUTE.

F: OPTION ROUTE

-CHEAT SPLIT INSIDE BY 2 YARDS.

-BEST RELEASE THEN GET A STRAIGHT VERTICAL STEM BY 6-8 YARDS DEPTH.

-AT 6-8 YARDS PULL UP AND TURN INSIDE TO THE QB.

-VS ZONE COVERAGE EXPECT THE BALL ON THE SHOULDER AWAY FROM THE DEFENDER.

-VS MAN BURST AWAY FROM THE DEFENDER FOR SEPARATION.

-TURN AWAY FROM NEAREST DEFENDER’S LEVERAGE VS ZONE.

H: OPTION ROUTE

-BEST RELEASE THEN GET A STRAIGHT VERTICAL STEM BY 6-8 YARDS DEPTH.

-AT 6-8 YARDS PULL UP AND TURN INSIDE TO THE QB.

-VS ZONE COVERAGE EXPECT THE BALL ON THE SHOULDER AWAY FROM THE DEFENDER.

-VS MAN BURST AWAY FROM THE DEFENDER FOR SEPARATION.

-TURN AWAY FROM NEAREST DEFENDER’S LEVERAGE VS ZONE.

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