Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Gun Ace Slot Offset

Play: 0 1 Trap

Setup:

  1. Motion your slot receiver to the right and snap it when he gets behind the left guard

Overview: This play can be deadly against people who love to come out in defensive formations like Dollar every play.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Gun Ace Slot Offset

Play: Inside Zone

Setup: None required

Overview: Just read the running lanes and hit the hole when one opens up

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Gun Ace Slot Offset

Play: Buck Sweep

Setup:

  1. Motion your slot receiver to the right and snap it when he gets to the other side of the field

Overview: If your opponent sets up an overload blitz to the left side or starts cheating to that side to stop inside zone, hit him with this play.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Gun Ace Slot Offset

Play: Levels Y Sail

Setup:

  1. (Optional) Hot route your tight end on the left to a streak
  2. (Optional) Motion your slot WR to the right and snap it when he gets behind the left guard

Reads:

  1. Your first look is always the running back in the flat
  2. If he is covered, look to the tight end on the corner route
  3. Then to your receivers underneath

Overview: This is a great play to call once you have really established the run game.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Gun Ace Slot Offset

Play: Posts

Setup:

  1. Put your slot receiver on a slant route
  2. Put your tight end on the right on a streak route or block him

Reads:

  1. The first read is always the tight end on the left in the flats
  2. If he is covered, look to the slant or the post route run by your receivers
  3. Your final read is the running back on the angle route

Overview: This play can become very effective once your opponent is worried about the run.