Playbook: New Orleans Saints

Formation: Singleback Big/Singleback Ace (redzone offense)

Play: Quick Slants

Setup:

  1. Put the Y/Triangle tight end on a fade route
  2. Put the A/X tight end on a fade route

Reads:

  1. High pass lead to one of the tight ends on the fade route

Overview: This play is very effective near the goal line, the fade routes are very hard to stop. Your opponent will have to hope that one of the tight ends drop the ball.

Playbook: New Orleans Saints

Formation: Singleback Big/Singleback Ace (redzone offense)

Play: O1 Trap

Setup: None Required

Reads:

  1. Follow the blockers

Overview: This is a very effective run play in the red zone. Especially when you mix it in with the fade routes in the last play.

Playbook: New Orleans Saints

Formation: Singleback Big/Singleback Ace (redzone offense)

Play: HB Zone Wk (Cards Zone Wk)

Setup: None Required

Reads:

  1. Follow the blockers

Overview: This is good to mix in with the other run and the fade routes in the red zone. You can easily bounce this run to the outside or cut it up.

Playbook: New Orleans Saints

Formation: I-Form Close

Play: Drag Wheel

Setup:

  1. Put the running back on a streak
  2. Put the X/Square receiver on a slant
  3. Motion the running back out to the left

Reads:

  1. The first read is the RB/R1 receiver
  2. The second read is the X/Square and the A/X route combination
  3. The third read is the B/O receiver on the post

Overview: This play is a great way to flood zone coverage. The different route combinations are very effective because there is both short quick routes to hit, and also deep routes as well. This makes it hard for the opponent to guard everyone.

Playbook: New Orleans Saints

Formation: I-Form Close

Play: HB Counter Wk

Setup: None Required

Reads:

  1. Follow the blockers

Overview: On this run, either cut it up the field or bounce it to the outside. This run is very effective and a great way to gain big yards.