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Pass Protection The Cone Drill

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© October, 2016


by Jim Hanifan
former NFL Offensive Line Coach


 Pass Protection

The Cone Drill (offensive tackles)

  

By Jim Hanifan, former NFL Offensive Line Coach



Overview:

The single biggest mistake that an offensive tackle can make in pass protection is to bend forward at the waist. But the second-biggest mistake is to turn your shoulders as you explode back off the line of scrimmage. And incredibly, this was actually taught by coaches at one time! They’d tell the tackle “keep your butt turned to the quarterback.”


NO!

YES


NO!

An offensive tackle must NEVER turn his shoulders out on his pass set!

 


YES

Keep your shoulders square to the line of scrimmage ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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