PSSO S4E01 Why you need constraints and when to run them with your Bubble Screen Package

Why you need constraints with your Bubble Screen Package. How to know which defensive looks you should never be throwing a Bubble Screen against.

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Every good spread offense has a screen package that gets the ball outside, but few teams really maximize the potential of this screen package with the right constraints. You need to have something to throw if the Linebackers cheat and something to throw if the Safeties or Corners cheat. When you do, then you score fast and also teach defenses not to cheat, which only makes your screen package better. Continue reading “PSSO S4E01 Why you need constraints and when to run them with your Bubble Screen Package”

FBCP S02E19 Quarters Coverage in the 4-3 Defense

Coaching 4-3 Defense Quarters Coverage gives you great pass coverage. Plus you get 9 defenders against the run!

I love coaching 4-3 Defense Quarters Coverage. It’s incredibly effective if you know how to teach and adjust the package. And if you have the right guys.

There’s a ton of advantages, but there are also a few difficulties you need to be aware of. We’ll discuss all of that on this week’s episode of The Football Coaching Podcast. Continue reading “FBCP S02E19 Quarters Coverage in the 4-3 Defense”

TFP 049: MASTERING the Five-Wide Run and Shoot Offense

The greatest play in football is the pass. Not the Power. Not the Inside Zone. Not the Option. It’s the freaking PASS.

So it was a blast talking to coach Zach Turner about the Five-Wide Run and Shoot Offense. I mean, who wouldn’t want to play in that style of offense? You get to adjust your routes on the fly, get to catch balls all practice, and get to frustrate defensive coordinators because they don’t know how you stop the MOST DOMINATE OFFENSE IN FOOTBALL! Continue reading “TFP 049: MASTERING the Five-Wide Run and Shoot Offense”

QC 115 Linebacker Reads in the 3-4 Defense

Who Should Your Inside Linebackers Read in the 3-4 Defense? Listen to this Episode to Find Out.

Linebacker Reads are the most popular topic on the Quick Clinic podcast. There’s lots of ways to do it, and none of them are the ‘right’ way.

This listener question focuses on Linebacker Reads in the 3-4 Defense. We’ll talk about the options, and why you might choose each one as your preferred method of getting your Linebacker to the point of attack, faster. Continue reading “QC 115 Linebacker Reads in the 3-4 Defense”

FBCP S02E18 Clemson’s 2013 Offensive Playbook

Clemson’s Spread Offense uses a Hurry Up, No Huddle approach. Don’t be fooled, there’s nothing fancy here..

The 2013 Clemson Offense playbook is available from Chris Brown’s SmartFootball.com through the link below. It’s a great look at the simplicity of many modern Hurry Up, No Huddle offenses.

The Clemson Offense was already introducing RPOs at that time, and showing the development of some of the more run-pass options we see today. It’s an interesting look at the Spread Offense during a time of critical development. Continue reading “FBCP S02E18 Clemson’s 2013 Offensive Playbook”

QC 114 Defending Unbalanced I-Twins in the 4-2-5 Defense

How do you defend Unbalanced Formations in your 4-2-5 Defense? This one will add a little more stress.

Today’s JDFB Quick Clinic question was sent to me on Twitter asking a specific question on defending Unbalanced I-Twins with the 4-2-5 Defense. So we’ve got to get out the mental whiteboard and draw it up!

We’ve run this formation as part of the Pistol Power Offense System in the past. Some teams fail to adjust as you’ve added two unbalanced elements to one formation. Continue reading “QC 114 Defending Unbalanced I-Twins in the 4-2-5 Defense”