Cover 2 Man defense is a play that just about everyone calls because it is so effective at shutting down most of the field.  In today’s free video tip, SnA Exclusive is going over a simple way to beat that defense from the Gun Split Close formation.

The basic idea of this play is that we are creating a pick route that should get our receiver open.

Check out the full video breakdown below.

Playbook: Baltimore Ravens

Formation: Gun Split Close

Play: Scat (Flipped)

Setup:

  1. Put your X/square receiver on a drag route
  2. Put your slot receiver (A/X) on an extended out route
  3. (Optional) Put your B/circle receiver on whatever route you want

Reads:

  1. You should always look to your X/square receiver on the drag route against man to man coverage
  2. If he is covered, look to your slot receiver (A/X) on the deep out route

Overview: This play creates a pick against man to man coverage and usually leaves your wide receiver running the drag route wide open.

If you are struggling against cover 2 man defense and are looking for more plays that will destroy it, there are 2 more good plays to beat it in our Gun Doubles Flex Wing Scheme.

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