Playbook: Denver Broncos

Formation: I Form Close

Play: PA Post Dig Shot

Setup:

  1. Smart route your B/circle receiver and motion him to the left
  2. Put your tight end on a streak route

Reads:

  1. Your first read is the B/circle receiver (lead pass to the sideline). See the video for timing
  2. You also have your X/square receiver that should get open to the right side of the field

Overview: This is a great shot play that beats cover 2 defenses with 2 different routes.

Playbook: Denver Broncos

Formation: I Form Close

Play: X Drag

Setup:

  1. Block your running back
  2. Put your tight end on a streak route
  3. (Optional) Motion your fullback to the left

Reads:

  1. Your first read and your checkdown/bailout receiver is the X/square receiver on the drag route
  2. Against cover 3 defenses, you should be able to him your B/circle receiver deep (lead pass away from the deep safety)

Overview: Call this play if you are expecting your opponent to be in a cover 3 defense. You can get a huge gain if you catch the defense off guard. If you feel any pressure at all, throw to your X/square receiver.

Playbook: Denver Broncos

Formation: I Form Close

Play: PA Boot

Setup:

  1. Hot route your tight end to an in route
  2. Hot route your B/circle receiver to a fade route and motion him to the left
  3. (Optional) Block your running back to cancel the playaction

Reads:

  1. Your first read is always the X/square receiver on the corner route. He will get opponent against most zone defenses
  2. If he is covered, look to the tight end on the in route
  3. Your final read is the fullback on the flat. Dump it off to him and you should have your tight end in front as a blocker.

Overview: This is a great play to mix in especially after you have established the running game.

Playbook: Denver Broncos

Formation: I Form Close

Play: HB Counter Wk

Setup:

  1. Motion your B/circle receiver to the left

Overview: Just follow your blocks. As long as your opponent isn’t sending a heavy blitz, you should get a decent gain.