Safety Reads, Empty Formations & More Mailbag | QC Episode 210

Now these are some good questions. Time to get back in a different sort of mailbag. 

Usually when we do a mailbag show, it’s just a huge collection of stuff that wasn’t enough for a full episode from my Twitter DM’s. Not this time.

This time it’s 4 questions from an email I sent out, hitting a little bit of everything. Here’s the topics… Continue reading “Safety Reads, Empty Formations & More Mailbag | QC Episode 210”

Jet Sweep Counters | QC Episode 209

The Jet Sweep is a great play, if you use it right in your offense. The big advantage comes from the counters. 

Today’s JDFB Quick Clinic question is a great one. It’s about running counters off the Jet Sweep motion. Probably my favorite reason to even put the Jet Sweep in the playbook.

In the Pistol Power Offense System, Jet Sweep is a fairly cheap play to install. You just use the same blocking as our basic stretch play. But it can have big advantages if you’re using the ‘counters’ we talk about in this episode. Jet Sweep make great window dressing!

This was a response to a listener question sent by Twitter. You can send in your questions for the JDFB Quick Clinic by messaging me on Twitter @footballinfo or sending an email to me at

Another Mailbag Episode | QC Episode 207

It’s another dive into the Twitter Mailbag! We’re talking about Scout Team and off-season coaching preparation. 

The Mailbag episodes have become a tradition. Not because they need to happen a lot. More because these are questions I never thought we could do a full episode on – then find out we could’ve done a full episode on half of them. Or more. Continue reading “Another Mailbag Episode | QC Episode 207”