Two Back Outside Zone is a great quick hitting perimeter run with a lead back for protection and to gain numbers to the play side. It uses fast zone blocking to stretch the line of scrimmage, always looking for seams in the defense. The keys to the Two Back Outside Zone play include:
- Running back reads the defensive end.
- If the defensive end is reached, bounce the run.
- If the defensive end is up the field, bend under him and get back outside.
- If the defensive end is stretching the play, stick your foot in the ground and bang it under him.
- This play should be a single cut by the running back.
|QB||Open, Crossover, Reach. It is important to get the ball to the RB as quick and deep as possible.|
|RB||Lead step to outside let of the TE. Key is end man on the line of scrimmage.|
|TE||PST covered and TE Covered read. PST uncovered and TE covered double to 1st LB or Safety in the Box.|
|Z||Block Man on|
|FB||Block strong support|
|PST||Covered base reach. Uncovered double with TE|
|PSG||Covered base reach. Uncovered possible double with PST|
|C||Covered base reach. Covered double with BSG to second LB in the Box. Uncovered possible double with PSG|
|BSG||Backs Side A Gap. Reach or Climb|
|BST||Back Side B Gap. Reach or Climb|
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