Vertical Passing & Screen Game

Jay Wilkinson Jenks High School jay.wilkinson@jenksps.org 918-299-4415 ext. 2399

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Vertical Passing Game Four Vertical Ram Charger Smash Screens Now Bubble Wide Receiver Double TE / H Screen
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Four Vertical 
QB and Tag WR ± MOFO or MOFC?  22 yards is the magic number (MOFC).  Landmarks 
High School Hash  Numbers 

WR¶s must beat the underneath coverage.  Prefer MOFC. Good vs. MOFO.  Play call consideration : Hash.
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Four Vertical
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Frontside Fade Seam Read Opposite Seam

Backside Fade Seam

Comments 22 Yards is the Magic Number. Must beat the underneath coverage first.
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5 Step Drop or PA fake
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Four Vertical (H Tag)

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Four Vertical (3 x 1)

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Ram 
Easy 1 ± 2 Read for the QB. Throw to your fastest WR. Great off play-action or drop back. 2 x 2 or 3 x 1. Must practice for accuracy.  Use only the WR¶s you are going to be throwing to!
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Ram
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Frontside Post Bend In Quick Out

Backside Comeback Drag

Comments

Keep the post away from the Safety.

5 Step Drop or PA fake
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Ram 2 x 2

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Ram 3 x 1

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Charger 
If you have has some success with Ram, this is a good change up. Post Corner now by the X. Great 1 on 1 route.

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Charger

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Post Wheel 
Great 3 x 1 Route if they are jumping the post. Post must clear out fast. Wheel can¶t be early.

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Post Wheel

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Smash 
Cover 2 Beater. QB can¶t let the CB cheat. Flag must stay high and let the QB lead him to the grass. Vs. Cover 3 must take the easy out.

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Smash
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Frontside Hitch Flag Option / Seam

Backside Hitch Flag

Comments

MOFO or MOFC pre-snap read.

5 Step Drop
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Smash

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Smash Post 
If you have has some success with Smash, this could be a homer run ball. Post must use flag set-up. If coverage rolls to MOFC must take the easy out.

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Smash Post

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Screen Game 
Now Bubble Wide Receiver Screen Double Screen TE Screen
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How we practice Screens 
One screen per day. First Four practices. On air, line blocks cones. Half line when possible.

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Now 
Great way to get the ball to you playmaker in space. Easy, Easy throw to your QB. OL¶s block 3 step pass pro.

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Now
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Bubble 
Great way to get the ball to you playmaker in space. QB must practice this throw. Takes advantage of cheating inverts. OL¶s block 3 step pass pro.

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Bubble
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Wide Receiver Screen 
Easy throw in long yardage downs. Must have a pass rush. Must throw to a guy that can make a play in traffic. Good vs. Man or Zone.

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Right 5 X Wind @ 9 Position Frontside Pass set DE, run him upfield Tackle Pass-Set (1001, 1002), slip DL, run the alley, block LB to safety Pass Set (1001,1002), slip DL, 1st LB Playside to Safety. Vertical release to safety. TE Call WR ± 3 step then trace path back to Run-off. You are responsible for the man the ball. Fit inside guards kick out block. covering you. All other WR ± block first DB outside of you. 5 Step drop and continue to get depth. Be a good actor. Eyes on TB. Swing away from call. Jenks Trojans Vertical release to safety. Backside Pass set DE, run him upfield

Guard

Pass Set (1001,1002), slip DL, Release down the LOS looking for any trailers. If no trailers turn up on BSLB to Safety.

Center

WR¶s QB

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Double Screen 
Takes advantage of hard rushing DE¶s. Give you the option of throwing to the WR if they cover the TB.

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Right 5 Doppler @ 8 Position Tackle Pass-Set (1001), slip DL, run the alley, block LB to safety Pass Set (1001,1002), slip DL, 1st LB Backside Best Release to 1st LB inside TE Run-off. You are responsible for the man covering you. #1 ± 3 step upfield retrace steps working flat to OT original alignment #2, #3 ± Block 1st DB outside of your alignment 5 Step drop and continue to get depth. Read the play side EMOL, if he rushes dump ball to the swing, if he covers the swing, throw the ball backside to the hurricane. Swing to call side Jenks Trojans Kick the man over the inside WR backside. Kick man over #1 WR Pass Set (1001,1002), slip DL, block man covering inside WR. Frontside Pass-set (1001), slip DL, block force Backside Pass set DE, run him upfield

Guard

Center

WR¶s

QB

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TE Screen 
Great backside play off of roll-out protection. Good about every 4th game. Big play potential. TE / H can be frontside or backside.

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Rex 6 AG 600 Cyclone @ 9 Position Frontside Pass set DE, run him upfield Tackle Pass-Set (1001, 1002), slip DL, run the alley, block LB to safety Pass Set (1001,1002), slip DL, 1 st LB Playside to Safety. 1001, 1002, Release for screen. TE Run-off. You are responsible for the man Run-off. You are responsible for the man covering you. covering you. Roll Out, Count 1001, 1002 in your head. Be a good actor. Eyes downfield. QB 6/10/2010 Roll-Out Protection Jenks Trojans 33 TB WR¶s FB/Other 1001, 1002, Release for screen. Backside Pass set DE, run him upfield

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Guard

Pass Set (1001,1002), slip DL, Release down the LOS looking for any trailers. If no trailers turn up on BSLB to Safety.

Center

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