pass concepts

Pass Protection With Your Receivers

Pass Protection With Your Receivers

by FirstDown PlayBook on Feb 1, 2024

At the highest levels of football pass protection requires all eleven players be on the same page. This means your receivers too....

Fade Technique In The Tight Red Zone

Fade Technique In The Tight Red Zone

by FirstDown PlayBook on Jan 27, 2024

There is something to be said about throwing a fade to a tall receiver in the tight red zone. There are also useful techniques that can help....

Tight Formations Can Create Home Run Throws

Tight Formations Can Create Home Run Throws

by FirstDown PlayBook on Jan 4, 2024

Tight formations can force the defense to play the coverage you need if you prove you can run the football. ...

Good Receivers Feel Secondary Coverage

Good Receivers Feel Secondary Coverage

by FirstDown PlayBook on Dec 21, 2023

Yes, good receivers like Travis Kelce understand defenses but what makes him and others like him special is they can feel secondary coverage....

Cowboys Perfectly Executed Red Zone Rub

Cowboys Perfectly Executed Red Zone Rub

by FirstDown PlayBook on Dec 12, 2023

Hats off to Mike McCarthy and the Dallas Cowboys for calling and executing this tight red zone rub to perfection....

Tight End Stick Route RPO

Tight End Stick Route RPO

by FirstDown PlayBook on Dec 7, 2023

Using the Stick route as your RPO pass option is smart. However, you need to coach the Tight End technique to give yourself a chance....

A 7on7 PlayBook Like You’ve Never Seen

A 7on7 PlayBook Like You’ve Never Seen

by FirstDown PlayBook on Nov 30, 2023

The FirstDown 7on7 Playbook area is really like no other. Thousands of editable 7on7 plays that you can organize in your custom playbook area....

Notre Dame Missed RPO Or Hot?

Notre Dame Missed RPO Or Hot?

by FirstDown PlayBook on Oct 10, 2023

Was it a missed hot or RPO by the Notre Dame slot reciver? We think yes. It is hard to coach protections to your receivers but absolutely necessary....

H Angle & H Angle Return Off A Quarters Beater

H Angle & H Angle Return Off A Quarters Beater

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 20, 2023

H Angle and H Angle Return allows you to take a shot and also get your running backs involved in the passing game all at the same time....

Red Zone Sprint Pass Scissors Concept

Red Zone Sprint Pass Scissors Concept

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 29, 2023

Coaches who have been disciplined about incorporating the sprint pass game in the 7on7 offseason will benefit on red zone concepts like this....

Empty Passing Game With Option Routes

Empty Passing Game With Option Routes

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 20, 2023

When you call empty formation passing game concepts its a good idea to have quick answers vs pressure. The two option routes give you that....

Take The Top Off Your Curl Flat Concept

Take The Top Off Your Curl Flat Concept

by FirstDown PlayBook on Jun 14, 2023

The curl flat concept is almost as old as football itself. At least since the days when they started throwing it...