Playbook: Arizona Cardinals

Formation: Singleback Wing Stack

Play: PA Y Drag Wheel

Setup:

  1. Block the A/X tight end and put your RB/R1 tight end on a drag route
  2. Motion the X/square receiver to the left

Reads:

  1. Against cover 2 defense, look to the X/square receiver
  2. Against cover 3 defense, look to the B/circle receiver
  3. Against cover 4 defense, bomb it deep to the X/square receiver
  4. Against man to man defense, just see which receiver is open (usually both are)

Overview: With this one play, you can get 35+ yards every single time.

Against Cover 2

Against Cover 3

Against Cover 4

Against Man to Man

Playbook: Arizona Cardinals

Formation: Singleback Wing Stack

Play: PA Power O

Setup:

  1. Hot route the RB/R1 receiver to a drag or a flat route
  2. Motion the X/square receiver out to the left

Reads:

  1. Against cover 2 defense, look to the B/circle receiver over the middle
  2. Against cover 3 defense, look to the B/circle receiver over the middle
  3. Against cover 4 defenses, your B/circle receiver should be open as well as your X/square receiver
  4. Against man to man defense both your X/square receiver and B/circle receivers will get open.

Overview: This is a bread and butter play to add into your scheme.

Against Cover 2

Against Cover 3

Against Cover 4

Against Man to Man

Playbook: Arizona Cardinals

Formation: Singleback Wing Stack

Play: HB Zone Wk

Setup:

  1. Motion your outside receiver to the left sideline

Overview: This is one of the best running plays in this playbook.  Just follow your blockers and read the hole.

Playbook: Arizona Cardinals

Formation: Singleback Wing Stack

Play: Four Verticals

Setup:

  1. Hot route your RB/R1 tight end to a slant
  2. Motion your X/square receiver out to the left

Reads:

  1. Against cover 2 defense, look to the running back or the B/circle receiver in the seam
  2. Against cover 3 defense, hit your running back and follow your blockers
  3. Against cover 4 defense, your running back should be open as well
  4. Against man to man defense, read between your running back and your tight end.

Overview: This play adds another dimension to your offense because you are utilizing your running back in the passing game.  This play gives you 3 blockers downfield after you catch the ball.

Against Cover 2

Against Cover 3

Against Cover 4

Against Man to Man

Playbook: Arizona Cardinals

Formation: Singleback Wing Stack

Play: Cards Smash

Setup:

  1. Motion your X/square receiver to the left

Reads:

  1. Against any zone that doesn’t have hard flats, look to your X/square receiver
  2. Against man to man or zone with hard flats, look to your B/circle receiver on the corner route
  3. You also have your tight ends on a high/low read over the middle

Overview: This is a great play to mix in with the rest of the Singleback Wing Stack scheme and makes your opponent worry about another element.