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X’s & O’s: Slot Fade

The Slot Fade is as great play vs. man coverage. Running the fade with the slot gives the quarterback more space to throw the ball to the receivers outside shoulder without throwing him out of bounds. If you get tricked by the defense and they are playing zone, you always have the hitch or the hole shot with the fade.

PositionAssignment
QBVs Cover 2 same as Smash read flat defender. If you take the Fade rifle it it in. Vs man throw the fade, give him a chance throw it outside. where DB cant get it.
XFade
YFade
ZHitch
HSlide protection
TSecure Edge
PSTSlide protection
PSGSlide protection
CSlide protection
BSGSlide protection
BSTSlide protection

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