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Improving Wide Receiver Blocking

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© April, 2011

by Michael Ridings
Wide Receivers Coach Lindsey Wilson College

We run a spread offense that relies on the receivers to make big plays in the passing game. We expect our receivers to make similar big play contributions in the run game as well. They are required to execute all the blocks with the same enthusiasm they have for catching the football. Here are drills our offensive staff believes make our athletes successful. Before any drill starts, however, we must develop a mindset.


    Receiver is a glamorous position. Most players have pre-conceived notions about a lack of physicality that comes with playing receiver. At Lindsey Wilson, we look to change that mentality, and our coaches demand they become more physical and take pride in blocking. Instil ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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