What does draw mean in football?
- The “draw” is a running play that is designed as a passing play with the hopes of “drawing” in an aggressive pass rush and to get the defensive backs to cover the receivers.
How many formations are there in football?
Many of the current systems have three different formations in each third, defending, middle, and attacking.
How are plays called in football?
The basic play call is formation first, followed by any motion or shifting, then the actual play call that includes the pass protection and/or run scheme, the pass route(s), and the snap count.
What is a 7 route?
Corner (7): The corner route (or old school “flag route”) is a deep, outside breaking cut run up the field at a 45-degree angle toward the sideline. Receivers aligned outside of the numbers will have to take a hard, inside release to run the 7 (create room), and we often see it out of a slot alignment.