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Problem Route Combinations For Quarters Coverage (w/VIDEO) – Quarters is a popular and effective secondary coverage for defenses at all levels. It contains a built-in ability to morph into a man-type coverage with brackets on vertical routes, to a nine-man run-stopping wall. This article outlines and shows video examples of receiver route-combinations that cause problems for secondary defenders playing quarters coverage.

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Why Sequenced Play-Calling Makes Your Up-Tempo Offense Even More Lethal – Play-calling can be one of the most important aspects of utilizing an up-tempo offense that likes to spread the field and keep the defense on it’s heels. This article utilizes diagrams and video to discuss the specifics of utilizing play calls to maximum efficiency and with a purpose — such as to tire and fatigue a specific defender or to exploit a particular mismatch at a position.

New Book: COMPLETE RUNNING BACK By Auburn’s Tim Horton Available NOW From Human Kinetics

Whether you’re coaching a power back who muscles the ball across the goal line or an ankle-breaking open-field specialist making defenders miss, you’ll improve their game with this great new book by Tim Horton, running backs coach at Auburn University.

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LESS IS MORE: Developing an Offensive Game Plan & Call Sheet (Part 1) – This article outlines effective and time-saving methods for scouting, practicing and developing an offensive game plan and call sheets to use from week to week during the upcoming season. You’ll also get keys to building a successful offensive attack and essential tips for scouting opposing defenses.

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COUNTER WITH STICK: A Simple, Yet Extremely Effective RPO (Run Pass Option) – Run-Pass Options (RPOs) are the hottest buzz “words” in the football-coaching world. Everybody is running some form of RPO within their offense, whether they are quick screens attached to the run game or something different. This article covers a game-tested, proven successful RPO that tags a pass to the stick route with a counter run play.

Why You Should Throw To Players Out of The Backfield More

As high-powered, passing offenses become the norm in today’s game, a large part of your preparation should be focused on creating the right match-ups to get the ball to your best players. Incorporating passes to players out of the backfield is an underutilized way of creating favorable match-ups for your team. Here are three major keys for successfully implementing a tough-to-defend backfield passing game.