Playbook: New Orleans Saints

Formation: Gun Tight Offset TE

Play: Saint Spot

Setup:

  1. Put the X/Square receiver on a streak
  2. Put the B/O receiver on a drag
  3. Block the running back
  4. Motion the X receiver out to the left

Reads:

Zone

  1. The main read is the Y/Triangle receiver on the corner route
  2. The second read is the B/O receiver on the drag

Man

  1. The first read is the Y/Triangle receiver on the corner route
  2. The second read is the A/X receiver
  3. The third read is the drag route

Overview: This is one of the most effective pass plays in the game. There will be somebody open against both man and zone when making the correct read.

Playbook: New Orleans Saints

Formation: Gun Tight Offset TE

Play: Inside Zone

Setup: None Required

Reads:

  1. Follow the blockers

Overview: It is important to have a run play mixed in with all of the passing plays in this formation. Without having the run play to keep your opponent honest they would be able to start pass committing.

Playbook: New Orleans Saints

Formation: Gun Tight Offset TE

Play: Saints Spot Shake

Setup:

  1. Put the A/X receiver on a curl route
  2. Put the B/O receiver on a drag route

Reads:

  1. The first read is the Y/Triangle receiver
  2. The second read is the running back out of the backfield
  3. The third reads are the check down routes, which are the drag and curl

Overview: This play gets consistent separation against man coverage. There are routes on both sides of the field that destroy man. Your opponent’s user cannot be on both sides of the field at once.

Playbook: New Orleans Saints

Formation: Gun Tight Offset TE

Play: Mills Under (Saints In)

Setup:

  1. Put the A/X receiver on a streak

Reads:

  1. The first read is the X/Square receiver
  2. The second read is the running back on the speed cut
  3. The third read is the Y/Triangle receiver
  4. The fourth read is the B/O receiver deep over the middle

Overview: This man beater attacks the defense in all different ways. There are short quick hits that can go for nice yardage, while there are also deeper routes that torch the defense as well.