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Far Tight Slots – Flats

Playbook: West Coast

Formation: Far Tight Slots

Play: Flats (Version 1)

Setup:

  1. Max Protect
  2. Put your 2nd running back on a wheel route
  3. Hot route your X/square receiver to a hitch route or drag route

Reads:

  1. Your first read on this play is a quick pass to the running back on the wheel
  2. If he is covered, look to the B/circle receiver on the crossing route
  3. Your last read is the X/square receiver

Overview: The primary reason we call this play is to hit the running back quickly in the flat.

Playbook: West Coast

Formation: Far Tight Slots

Play: Flats (Version 2)

Setup:

  1. Max Protect
  2. Hot route the X/square receiver to a streak route
  3. Hot route the running back to a wheel route, then motion him to the left

Reads:

  1. You have 2 main reads on this play depending on who your opponent user defends. The first is the B/circle receiver on the crossing route
  2. The second is the Y/triangle running back on the wheel route

Overview: The crossing route gets open against just about any coverage. The wheel route takes some timing depending on the coverage your opponent is in but should usually get open as well.

Playbook: West Coast

Formation: Far Tight Slots

Play: Flats (Against Cover 3)

Setup:

  1. Max Protect
  2. Hot route the Y/triangle running back to a streak and motion him to the left
  3. Hot route the X/square receiver to an out route

Reads:

  1. Against cover 3 defense, your first read is the Y/triangle receiver (lead pass to the sideline)
  2. If he is covered, look to the B/circle receiver on the crossing route

Overview: This play only works to the wide side of the field, so make sure you are on the right hash mark when you call this play (or call the play flipped on the left hash mark)

Playbook: West Coast

Formation: Far Tight Slots

Play: Flats (Against any coverage without the cornerbacks in cloud flats)

Setup:

  1. Max Protect
  2. Hot route the X/square receiver to a drag route
  3. Motion the B/circle receiver to the left and snap it right when he gets past the tight end

Reads:

  1. Your primary read on this play is the B/circle receiver
  2. If he is covered, hit the X/square receiver underneath or throw the ball away

Overview: Run this play when you are on the left hash mark to give your B/circle receiver maximum space to the sideline for his route to develop.

Playbook: West Coast

Formation: Far Tight Slots

Play: Flats (Against Cover 2 – Version 2)

Setup:

  1. Max Protect
  2. Put your Y/triangle receiver on a wheel route
  3. (Optional) Smart route your X/square receiver
  4. Motion your X/square receiver out to the sideline

Reads:

  1. Against cover 2 defenses, just hit your X/square receiver deep on the post route
  2. If he is covered, look to the B/circle receiver

Overview: Mix this play in if you are sure your opponent is in cover 2 defense.

Playbook: West Coast

Formation: Far Tight Slots

Play: Flats (Man to Man Defense Beater)

Setup:

  1. Max Protect
  2. Hot route your running back to a wheel route and motion him to the left
  3. Hot route your X/square receiver to a hitch route and smart route him

Reads:

  1. Your first read on this play is the X/square receiver on the hitch route. Throw it right as he makes his break
  2. Your running back on the wheel route should get wide open against any man to man defense along the sideline.
  3. Your final read is the B/circle receiver on the crossing route

Overview: This play absolutely torches man to man defense regardless of whether it is cover 2 man, a man to man blitz, or cover 1.

Playbook: West Coast

Formation: Far Tight Slots

Play: Flats (Cover 4 Drop Beater)

Setup:

  1. Max Protect
  2. Put your B/circle receiver on a slant or drag route
  3. Motion your X/square receiver to the left

Reads:

  1. Your primary read on this play is the X/square receiver on the deep post against cover 4 (lead pass to the sideline)
  2. If he is covered, hit your B/circle receiver on the slant/drag

Overview: This play is best ran when in the middle of the field or on the right hash mark.

Playbook: West Coast

Formation: Far Tight Slots

Play: Flats (Cover 4 Palms and Cover 4 Quarters Beater)

Setup:

  1. Max Protect
  2. Put the Y/triangle receiver on a wheel route and motion him to the left
  3. Hot route the B/circle receiver to a drag route

Reads:

  1. The main read on this play is the X/square receiver deep
  2. If he is covered, look to the running back on the wheel or the B/circle receiver on the drag

Overview: This play destroys any cover 4 quarters or palms play.

Playbook: West Coast

Formation: Far Tight Slots

Play: Flats (Cover 3 Beater – Version 2)

Setup:

  1. Max Protect

Reads:

  1. The X/square receiver should get open deep if you get enough time (lead pass to the sideline)
  2. You also have your B/circle receiver on the crossing route

Overview: Mix this play in if you think your opponent is in cover 3.

Playbook: West Coast

Formation: Far Tight Slots

Play: Flats (Man to Man Press Comeback 1)

Setup:

  1. Max Protect
  2. Send your B/circle receiver in motion to the right and hot route him to a comeback route
  3. Put your X/square receiver on a smart routed hitch route

Reads:

  1. Your main read is the B/circle receiver
  2. Then look to the X/square receiver

Overview: This play only works if you have a receiver with elite (90+ deep route running and release). You will be able to tell be looking at the play art for the comeback route.

Playbook: West Coast

Formation: Far Tight Slots

Play: Flats (Man to Man Comeback 2)

Setup:

  1. Max Protect
  2. Put your X/square receiver on a smart routed hitch route
  3. Send your B/circle receiver in motion to the right and hot route him to a comeback route. Snap it before he gets set (see video for timing).

Reads:

  1. Your main read is the B/circle receiver
  2. Then look to the X/square receiver

Overview: This play only works if you have a receiver with elite (90+ deep route running and release). If your opponent isn’t in press coverage but is in man to man defense, this is the play to call.

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Lawry_1
Lawry_1
4 years ago

this is awesome work bro! is game play coming soon?

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