The simplicity of the Counter Read is one of its major strengths. The play is designed to get the defense to flow away from the action for a few steps, allowing better blocking angles for the offensive line, and more room for the running back.
|QB||Read E; Squeeze pull, flat footed or widens give.|
|B||Counter foot work, get tackled if you don't get the ball.|
|X||Block man on.|
|Y||Block man on.|
|H||Block man on.|
|Z||Block man on.|
|PST||Vs 3/2 Double with PSG to first LB head up to backside of C; Vs 2i/1 work to to first LB head up to backside of C.|
|PSG||Vs 3/2 Double with PST to first LB head up to backside of C; Vs 2i/1 Block 2i/1.|
|BSG||Pull and kick out E.|
|BST||Pull and work to 1st inside PSLB.|
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