passing

Monday Morning QB Asks: How Would You Read This Pass Play?

Monday Morning QB Asks: How Would You Read This Pass Play?

by FirstDown PlayBook on Mar 2, 2020

Assuming that all of the players on your offense are of similar talent level, how would you read this 3x1 drop back pass?...

A Detailed Tight End Route Tree

A Detailed Tight End Route Tree

by FirstDown PlayBook on Feb 27, 2020

We can’t tell you the number of times we have been in draft discussions about a particular tight end’s role with no regard about his ability as a blocker....

Dagger Concept: Z Dagger X Shallow Backs Weak

Dagger Concept: Z Dagger X Shallow Backs Weak

by FirstDown PlayBook on Feb 3, 2020

On Dagger X Shallow we would read this Y to Z to X, knowing that both backs were bursting away from the high low after protection. ...

Tight End Hot Route Fundamentals

Tight End Hot Route Fundamentals

by FirstDown PlayBook on Jan 4, 2020

Sometimes it is a case that the tight end doesn't understand he is hot. Other times the tight end knows he is hot but the technique is poorly executed....

7on7 Coaches Live Here

7on7 Coaches Live Here

by FirstDown PlayBook on Dec 29, 2019

We have always been an incredible resource for the 7on7 coaches but now with the ability to edit the plays we offer what no one else does....

Tight Red Zone Hammer Concept

Tight Red Zone Hammer Concept

by FirstDown PlayBook on Dec 23, 2019

On this 64 or "Hammer" concept the quarterback is normally looking for the best side to read the high low as the X and the Z run the back of the end zone. ...

Screens, Tight Ends & Fullbacks Dominate NFL TV

Screens, Tight Ends & Fullbacks Dominate NFL TV

by FirstDown PlayBook on Dec 22, 2019

The death of the fullback has been greatly exaggerated. Who could have seen this coming, except for every older football coach out there....

Red Zone Fade Route Technique

Red Zone Fade Route Technique

by FirstDown PlayBook on Dec 12, 2019

Although there is something to be said about throwing a red zone fade to a tall receiver at the pylon, there are also useful techniques that can help....

Your Go To 7on7 Coaching Tool

Your Go To 7on7 Coaching Tool

by FirstDown PlayBook on Dec 2, 2019

This is probably why here at FirstDown PlayBook we are already getting questions about 7on7 and how coaches can find passing game help....

Use Your Back With 738 H Angle Return

Use Your Back With 738 H Angle Return

by FirstDown PlayBook on Oct 26, 2019

If you run this play off of your base H Angle then this play is even better.  Odds are that the Mike is sitting inside waiting to wall the H on the Angle....

Dropback “Spacing” Concept

Dropback “Spacing” Concept

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 30, 2019

The "Spacing" concept is pretty simple. Five underneath zones and the offense very quickly puts a receiver in every one of them...

A Stick Route RPO Requires Technique Too

A Stick Route RPO Requires Technique Too

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 8, 2019

Using the Stick route as your RPO pass option is smart. However, you need to coach the technique to make your Stick route RPO successful....