wide receiver slip screen

X’s & O’s: Wide Receiver Slip Screen

When you want it all from a screen play, try the Wide Receiver Slip Screen. Like all screens, this screen invites the defense to rush the quarterback. However, with the slip screen, the X receiver must cut back under the H and follow his blockers (N & E) upfield.

PositionAssignments/Notes
QBFAKE INSIDE ZONE TO TB AWAY FROM CALL AND PUT THE BALL BEHIND THE LOS TO #1 ON THE RUN
X1 STEP UPFIELD, THEN RUN IN TOWARDS THE FORMATION WHILE RETREATING BEHIND THE LOS. STAY TIGHT TO OG'S BLOCK
YDEEP MIDDLE 1/3 DEFENDER OR BACKSIDE 1/2 DEFENDER
HBLOCK CORNER
ZRUN OFF MAN
PSTDEEP ZONE SIDE SET AND CUT C-GAP DEFENDER
PSGFLASH SET AND GET DOWN THE LINE OF SCRIMMAGE FULL SPEED LOOKING FOR THE CURL DEFENDER. IF NO CURL/DEFENDER THEN LOOK UPFIELD FOR 1ST OFF COLOR JERSEY.
CFLASH SET AND GET DOWN THE LINE OF SCRIMMAGE FULL SPEED LOOKING FOR THE HOOK DEFENDER. IF NO CURL/DEFENDER THEN LOOK UPFIELD FOR 1ST OFF COLOR JERSEY.
TFAKE INSIDE ZONE AWAY FROM CALL

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