Punt Return

Chargers’ Punt Alert Fails Vs Raiders

Posted on October 5th, 2021

The Las Vegas punt return team only had ten players on the field. The Chargers recognized it and went right to their punt alert. ...

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Get Your Special Teams Help In Seconds

Posted on July 23rd, 2021

The Special Teams help you will find here kept us off the street many times in our thirty years of college and NFL coaching. ...

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Special Teams Clinic: Punt Return

Posted on June 8th, 2021

I once worked with a very good NFL coach who described a lot of special teams as "one man whipping another man's ass." ...

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ONU Coaches Design Perfect Punt Return For Late Win!

Posted on March 16th, 2021

The right side of the Olivet Nazarene punt return #30, #9 and #34 all rushed hard inside collapsing the USF field side coverage. ...

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Bills Have Ingredients Of A Super Bowl Contender

Posted on January 5th, 2021

The Buffalo Bills are a solid football team in all phases. They have a good offense and defense and a special teams group that com...

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Punt Return Clinic Tonight 9:00 ET

Posted on June 8th, 2020

Tonight at 9:00 ET FirstDown PlayBook will continue our special teams clinics as we look at the punt return phase. There is still ...

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“Hip By” One Of Many FDPB Special Teams Techniques

Posted on June 28th, 2019

There will always be times when the punt coverage player wins at the line of scrimmage and punt return player finds himself in a "...

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With Punt Return… First Things First

Posted on April 10th, 2019

If you are a young football coach you can bet that you are going to have special teams duty and the punt return team might just en...

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Special Teams Long Field Is Common Sense

Posted on January 20th, 2019

Anyone knows that you need a longer field canvas when you are drawing special teams plays for your football playbook. Anyone who h...

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“Hip By” Technique Can Salvage A Punt Return

Posted on June 20th, 2018

It is far easier for your punt return unit to hold a punt coverage man up at the line of scrimmage before they get in space but it...

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Punt Return Checklist & Starting Point

Posted on April 25th, 2018

One of the first things that becomes evident to a new coach in charge of punt return is that you are coaching defense at the begin...

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Coaching A Twist To Block Punts

Posted on February 17th, 2018

The biggest mistake that young coaches make when they teach a twist to block punts is that they teach the two rushers to trade gap...

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