A Detailed Tight End Route Tree
By FirstDown PlayBook on Feb 27, 2020

Our friends over at FNF Coaches have been doing a fantastic job of generating practical content for you recently. We saw this post the other day and we had forgotten about it. We wanted to point our coaches community to the FNF Coaches post because it is every bit as relevant today as it was when we first posted it.

Honestly, we have been a little surprised at how popular the FirstDown PlayBook pass game route trees have been. They are one of our most popular sections, especially during 7on7 season. Here is a little segment we did on the tight end route tree sections.

Having coached tight ends at the college and the NFL levels, we can tell you that it is one of — if not THE — most unique position on the football field. We can’t tell you the number of times we have been in discussions about a particular tight end’s role in the game plan with little to no regard about his ability as a blocker or as a route runner and pass catcher.

We have also sat in draft meetings in confusion as scouts and personnel decision-makers…Read the rest on the FNF Coaches blog site by tapping on the tight end route tree below. 

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