Rock your resolutions. Take the Dummies challenge and you could WIN $1,000! Get Started.
Football's Offensive Team: Formations for Running Backs
How the Offense Scores in a Football Game
Football's Offensive Team: What Makes a Good Running Back

How an Offense Can Beat a Defense in American Football

Beating press coverage.

Press coverage is when the defensive team has its two cornerbacks on the line of scrimmage, covering the outside receivers man-to-man. One tactic against this defense is to throw to the tight end (TE), who runs to the middle of the field, as shown on the left.

Another option is to throw to the running back (RB), who’s swinging out to the left. The wide receivers (WR), who are being pressed, run in the opposite direction, away from the area in which either the tight end or the running back is headed, as shown on the right.

blog comments powered by Disqus
What the Running Backs Do in a Football Game
Disguise a Successful Offensive Play in Football
Difficult Situations an Offensive Line May Face in Football
The Quarterback's Stance, Drop Back, and Hand Off
The Quarterback's Job in a Football Game