Not All “Mesh” Concepts Are Created Equally
By FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 9, 2020

When we are on social media we see the word “mesh” thrown around a lot as coaches tag a play concept. Mesh concepts are a great way to pop an underneath receiver open, particularly vs man coverage.

It is important, however, to understand the difference in a Shallow Cross concept and a Drive mesh concept. It is not only important because the two plays are read entirely different but also it dictates who sets the mesh depth.

Without the finer details of these two plays getting coached they are likely to result in incompletions if not interceptions. Today’s short video explains how we differentiate and teach these two “mesh” concepts.

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