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X’s & O’s: Yankee Passing Concept

Among professional football teams, the play-action passing concept called “Yankee” is used widely, week-in and week-out. The concept is quite versatile and can be used from multiple formations, personnel groups, and a variety of backfield actions.

PositionAssignments/Notes
QBRead the FS; if he bits hard on the run fake or runs with the over route throw the Post; If he runs with the Post look Over route to Flat.
TFake taking hand off work to Flat
XPost; Get inside leverage work back out for 3 steps then back in
YPass Pro
HPass Pro
ZOver; Get inside leverage after 5 yards work vertical for 3 steps then cross the field

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