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Far Tight Slots

Playbook: West Coast

Formation: Far Tight Slots

Play: X Spot

Setup:

  1. Hot route the X/square receiver to a streak route
  2. (Optional) Hot route your tight end to whatever you want

Reads:

  1. The B/circle receiver gets open on his corner route against 99% of defenses as long as your opponent doesn’t user defend it
  2. If he is covered, look to your running back in the flat

Overview: The tight ends job is to hold the user in the middle of the field so that you can hit your B/circle receiver on the corner route

Playbook: West Coast

Formation: Far Tight Slots

Play: Bench Switch

Setup:

  1. Max Protect
  2. Hot route your Y/triangle running back to a swing route to the left and motion him out to the left
  3. Hot route your B/circle receiver to a slant route

Reads:

  1. The main read on this play is the X/square receiver on the cut to the sideline.
  2. If he is covered, look to the slant route or throw it away

Overview: The timing is very important on this play, you don’t want to throw it late to the X/square receiver.

Playbook: West Coast

Formation: Far Tight Slots

Play: Curl Drag

Setup:

  1. Block your RB/R1 running back
  2. Hot route your Y/triangle running back to a wheel route and motion him to the left
  3. Hot route your B/circle receiver to a streak route

Reads:

  1. Against cover 2 defense, just wait for your running back to get open deep
  2. Against any other defense, you will usually throw to your X/square receiver on the curl.
  3. If your opponent user defends him, the tight end should be open for a short gain

Overview: This is a nice wrinkle that has easy reads for every coverage.

Playbook: West Coast

Formation: Far Tight Slots

Play: HB Dive

Setup: None required

Overview: Just follow your blocks and read the holes. Sometimes you need to give your primary running back a rest to make sure he doesn’t get too tired and fumble.

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MrGermaine23
MrGermaine23
4 years ago

Can this formation be found in the custom playbook under some other name?

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