During the very first regular season game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons, head coach Doug Pederson and his staff rolled out version 2.0 of Philly Special, the play that shocked the New England Patriots during Super Bowl LII just 9 months earlier. This time, the play resulted in a first down instead of a touchdown, but it was a play that ultimately sparked a touchdown a few plays later.
|QB||Hand to T, two shuffles, then run wheel
|T||Take hand off and flip to Z
|Z||At the snap take reverse path throw to QB. Run if not there
|Y||Run Seam to occupy safety
|X||Stalk but don't go down field.
|H||Turn and run to make it look like stretch
|PST||Turn and run to make it look like stretch|
|PSG||Turn and run to make it look like stretch|
|C||Turn and run to make it look like stretch|
|BSG||Turn and run to make it look like stretch|
|BST||Turn and run to make it look like stretch|
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