Playbook: Arizona Cardinals

Formation: Gun Flip Trips

Play: Deep Fork

Setup:

  1. Block your running back

Reads:

  1. Against cover 2 defense, look to the A/X receiver on the corner route
  2. Against cover 3 defense, look first to the B/circle receiver on the out route then look to the A/X receiver on the corner.
  3. Against cover 4 defense, look first to the B/circle receiver on the out route then look to the A/X receiver on the corner.
  4. Against man to man defense, all of your routes can get open.

Overview: This is a play that is pretty effective against all defenses but doesn’t completely destroy any particular defense.

Against Cover 2

Against Cover 3

Against Cover 4

Against Man to Man

Playbook: Arizona Cardinals

Formation: Gun Flip Trips

Play: PA Read

Setup:

  1. Hot route the A/X receiver to a fade
  2. Hot route the X/square receiver to a slant
  3. Slide protect to the right

Reads:

  1. Against cover 2 defenses, look to the B/circle receiver over the middle
  2. Against cover 3 defenses, look to the A/X receiver deep (lead pass to the sideline)
  3. Against cover 4 defenses, look to the A/X receiver deep (lead pass to the sideline)
  4. Against man to man defenses, look to either the RB/R1 receiver or the X/square receiver

Overview: This play absolutely destroys cover 3 and cover 4 defenses, although we do have reads for any defense in the game.

Against Cover 2

Against Cover 3

Against Cover 4

Against Man to Man

Playbook: Arizona Cardinals

Formation: Gun Flip Trips

Play: Zona HB Screen

Setup: None required

Reads:

  1. Look to your running back on the screen pass

Overview: Against any zone defense, your running back should be open.  Avoid calling this play against someone who likes to be in man to man defenses.