Playbook: Denver Broncos

Formation: Gun Doubles HB Wk

Play: Broncos Rub (Version 1)

Setup:

  1. Hot route your X/square receiver to a streak route
  2. Hot route your running back to a wheel route
  3. Hot route your B/circle receiver to an in route
  4. (Optional) Block your tight end

Reads:

  1. Against just about any zone coverage, your running back should get open.
  2. If he is covered, look to your B/circle receiver on the shallow in route
  3. If your opponent is in hard flats, look to hit your Y/triangle receiver (lead pass to the sideline)

Overview: This play takes advantage of zone coverage and can result in 20-30 yard gains as long as your opponent doesn’t know the play is coming.

Playbook: Denver Broncos

Formation: Gun Doubles HB Wk

Play: Broncos Rub (Version 2)

Setup:

  1. (Optional) Max Protect
  2. Put your X/square receiver on a comeback route
  3. Put your B/circle receiver on an in route

Reads:

  1. Your main read on this play is always going to be your X/square receiver against any coverage except for your opponent usering the route.
  2. If your opponent takes X/square away, look to your B/circle receiver over the middle.

Overview: This play is incredibly hard to stop unless you know it is coming. It is a great 3rd and long play.

Playbook: Denver Broncos

Formation: Gun Doubles HB Wk

Play: PA Read

Setup:

  1. Hot route your tight end to a streak route
  2. Block your running back
  3. Put your Y/triangle receiver on a drag route and motion him to the right

Reads:

  1. Your first read is always the Y/triangle receiver on the drag route
  2. If he is covered, and it is a cover 3 defense, look to hit your B/circle receiver deep
  3. You also have your X/square receiver on the comeback route as a final option

Overview: Mix this play in with the others from this formation to keep your opponent off balance.

Playbook: Denver Broncos

Formation: Gun Doubles HB Wk

Play: Corner Strike

Setup:

  1. Hot route your Y/triangle receiver to a fade route
  2. (Optional) Hot route your running back to block
  3. Hot route your B/circle receiver to a fade route and motion him to the left (snap it a few steps before he gets to the tight end)

Reads:

  1. Your first read is always the A/X tight end in the flats right away
  2. If he is covered, look to the X/square receiver on the left

Overview: The tight end will get open against any zone coverage that doesn’t have hard flats. If they are in hard flats, you will know that your X/square receiver will be open. To stop this play, your opponent will either have to user defend the sidelines or he will have to have a hard flat on the right and a cloud flat on the left.

Playbook: Denver Broncos

Formation: Gun Doubles HB Wk

Play: HB Draw

Setup: None required

Overview: When your opponent starts dropping 7 or 8 guys into coverage to try to stop the pass, then hit them with the HB Draw play.