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Football Glossary — 4 Verticals

"Four Verts" - A Guide to the Four Verticals Concept

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While the 4-Vertical concept instantly sparks a deep shot play in the minds of many, this concept is one that allows QB’s the chance to push the ball downfield, while getting the ball out fairly quickly. As you can guess, all 4 receivers are responsible for releasing vertical downfield, either looking to win their matchup, or become available in the open zones of the defense, but as we'll see, the concept is a little more versatile.  Overview & Purpose of the Concept 4 Verticals looks to stretch the defense both vertically and horizontally in order to push the football deep...

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