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Football Glossary — Drive Concept

Football's Drive Concept: The Complete Guide

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The Drive concept has been lighting up defenses for decades in football, and most teams from high school to the NFL run some version of it. Let's talk about why. When you hear the word “drive” in terms of the pass game, it is a tag/term that tells two receivers their responsibilities within the design of a given play. The first route in this combination is a 10-12 yard basic route (essentially an in-cut if you aren’t familiar with the term). Moving in behind this, is a 3-4 yard shallow crossing route from another wide receiver trailing underneath of LB...

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