Spread Offense Football Coaching Guide (Includes Images)

ByCoach Martin|Football Offense

The spread offense is one of the most popular offensive formations used nowadays at the collegiate and professional levels of football.

With coaches at all levels seeing the various benefits of the spread offense, it’s starting to trickle its way down to high school, and to even less experienced levels of football as well.

The spread offense today isn’t just one basic formation for a team with a specific set of skills that runs plays in a specific set of ways.

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Tampa 2 Defense Football Coaching Guide (Includes Images)

ByCoach Martin|Football Defense

The Tampa 2 defense is a formation that is named appropriately for a specific team’s approach to defense.

Much like the “46 Defense” was named after the stout defense of the 1985 Chicago Bears, the Tampa 2 defense was named after the defense that the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers ran in the late 1990s.

Tampa head coach Tony Dungy and defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin created what is now known as the Tampa 2 defense as a way to modify the traditional Cover 2 defense for the West Coast Offense.

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How to Run the Single Wing Offense (Complete Football Guide)

ByCoach Martin|Football Offense

The single-wing offense was one of the first true offensive formations in American football. It was created by the legendary Pop Warner. (That’s the same Pop Warner that youth football leagues around the country were named after.) This offense dominated offensive playbooks of teams at every level of football for many years. Then, slowly by surely, the single-wing offense […]

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