Just Play: Power Read

X’s & O’s: Power Read Vs. 3 Down

The Power Read is an outstanding play that provides for a lot of flexibility in attacking a defense. It uses a combination of a traditional power scheme and a read-option scheme to gain an advantage on the defense.

PositionAssignments/Notes
QBSTEP BACK AND EXTEND BALL. READ 4i.
ZBLOCK
XBLOCK. POSSIBLE QB SIGNAL.
HBLOCK
YBLOCK
TFLAT PATH, CIRCLE THE DEFENSE. FLAT UNTIL YOU CAN'T.
PSTARC 4i AND INTERCEPT PT.
PSGBACK BLOCK ON NOSE.
CBACK BLOCK ON BS 4i.
BSGPULL FOR -1 PT.
BSTHINGE. SECURE 4i TO C.

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