Replace blitzes – or “creepers” – are four-man rushes that attack an aspect of the protection or blocking scheme by overloading a player or side.
On the Dart RPO, if Mike fills, the quarterback pulls and throws Pop or Smoke based off the Sam’s movement. If Mike scrapes, the QB gives to the A back.
Within college football, the Levels Pass Play is used widely by Oklahoma State and Louisville. June Jones also used it regularly. And with good reason.
Designed to reach the edge very quickly, the Rocket Toss is especially useful when the defense overloads the box or blitzes.
The smash concept is one of the top passing concepts in all of football because it is simple and effective against a variety of coverages.
The T-back must be patient and use great footwork to “slip” through the rushers to the flat, catching the ball nearly on the play-side tackle’s original alignment.
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. That’s when things get interesting.
Having a Counter Read in place with a Bubble on the outside of a spread formation “constrains” the number of players a defense can keep in the box.