Play Rewind: Beast Quake

It wasn't exactly a play run to perfection, but it was pretty darn close to the perfect play. Marshawn Lynch's 67-yard rumble against the Saints is already the stuff of legends, and I wanted to take a moment to...

Formation Exploration: WR Drag Option

From time to time, I like to break down plays I see in the Seahawks arsenal, especially ones that I haven't seen before. In last Saturday's game, you probably noticed the Seahawks run a play that resembled a co...

FORMATION EXPLORATION: Flanker Clear Out

Folks seem to be finding these formation and play diagrams useful, so I'm happy to throw a few more up there. This is one I've seen the Hawks run with big success. If you'd like to see it in action, I first saw...

FORMATION EXPLORATION: Inside Curls

I've wasted a bunch of time this morning trying to play with Flash animation for my formation posts. Let me know what you think. 1) This formation starts in shotgun with 3 WR, usually Housh, Nate and Branch. Ho...

FORMATION EXPLORATION: Two TE Drag

One of the most reliable plays for the Hawks during their 2005 Super Bowl run was the naked bootleg with Jerramy Stevens and Joe Jurevicious dragging across the formation. It gave Matt two outlet options becomi...

FORMATION EXPLORATION: Bunch Twins

My friends and I have been playing football video games since 10-Yard Fight. I religiously bought the new version of Madden every year until 2006 when the game crossed the line from fun to cumbersome. But, befo...