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What is a Skinny Post Route in Football? (Full Explanation)

ByCoach Martin|Football Routes

The main routes on the receiver route tree in football are the basic patterns all wide receivers, tight ends, and even running backs must learn.

They form the basis of just about every route that a receiver will run during a pass play to try to get open.

As receivers master the art of each of these passing routes, they will often have to learn slight variations of these.

One of these variations is the Skinny Post — which is slightly different from the typical Post route.

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What is Illegal Touching in Football? (Full Explanation)

ByCoach Martin|Football Rules & Penalties

An illegal touching penalty only applies to the first player who touches the ball on a forward pass.

For example, if the quarterback throws a pass to a wide receiver and that wide receiver touches the ball first, only he will be subject to a potential illegal touching penalty.

If the wide receiver tips the ball and it travels in the air to someone else, that second person isn’t subject to the penalty.

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What is a PBU in Football? (Full Explanation)

ByCoach Martin|Football Defense

There are a lot of different acronyms in football that quickly explain different things in the game.

Many of these acronyms are for statistical purposes, and are very well-known to people who play / follow the game.

These include things such as TD for touchdown, QB for quarterback, RB for running back, etc.

One acronym that may not be as familiar in football is the PBU, which represents Pass Break Up.

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