Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: I-Form Tight Pair

Play: HB Toss

Setup: None Required

Overview: This play works a lot better if you have a speedy running back in.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: I-Form Tight Pair

Play: Iso

Setup: None Required

Overview: This is a great play to call on 1st down just to pick up 3-5 yards.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: I-Form Tight Pair

Play: X Slant

Setup:

  1. Hot route your running back to an out route to the left

Reads:

  1. Your primary read on this play is always your X/square receiver on the short slant route
  2. If he is covered, look to your tight ends on the right

Overview: This is a good play to call on 3rd and short or 2 point conversions when you aren’t comfortable running the ball but you only need 3 or 4 yards.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: I-Form Tight Pair

Play: PA Spot

Setup:

  1. Hot route your 2nd tight end to a streak route

Reads:

  1. Your main read here is always your #1 tight end on the corner route
  2. If he is covered, look to your fullback in the flat
  3. Your receiver running the deep in route can get open as well.

Overview: This plays works incredibly effective once you have established the running game from this formation.  If your opponent is worried about the run, you can easily get 20-30 yards.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: I-Form Tight Pair

Play: FB Dive

Setup: None Required

Overview: Don’t avoid this play just because it looks boring.  FB Dive is one of the most effective running plays in this year’s game.  If your opponent is run committing, audible to a play action pass.  If your opponent is pinching his defensive line to try to stop the FB Dive, call the HB Toss play.