Breaking Down The Run n Shoot
© October, 2013
by Wayne Anderson, Jr. Former Head Coach of the Bialystok Lowlanders
In this offense, the receivers make adjustments to their routes based on coverage. These coverages are divided into four base categories – single safety zone, two safety zone, man and blitz. We will concentrate on “choice” routes and the receiver’s conversions vs. single safety zone coverage.
The choice route is designed for the single receiver in a 3 X 1 formation (Diagram 1). Proper alignment is very important to stretch the defense both vertically and horizontally (Diagram 2).The receivers will be numbered playside 1 and backside 1, 2, and 3.
Techniques of the Playside Single Receiver vs. Single Safety Zone Coverage:
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