Dagger & Pitch Flag 7v7 Double

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DESIGNED FOR LEAGUES THAT DO NOT ALLOW THE CENTER TO CATCH A PASS FROM THE QB. (AFFL) PLAY THAT COMES OFF OF A DOUBLE DAGGER CONCEPT. THIS PLAY BUILDS IN A LATERAL TO THE CENTER FROM THE Z. QUARTERBACK: SHOTGUN: TAKE A 3 STEP DROP & A HITCH. ANY DEEP BALL THROW IS OUT QUICKLY OR SHOULD NOT BE THROWN. READ: LOOK TO THROW TO Z IF POSSIBLE READ EITHER Z TO H TO SCRAMBLE OR F TO X TO H X: IN ROUTE -BASE SPLIT. -HARD STEM INSIDE AND THEN GET VERTICAL TO 10 YARDS. -BREAK INSIDE AND STAY ON THE MOVE. -LOOK FOR THE OPEN WINDOW WHERE THE Y HAS CLEARED. -THROTTLE IN THAT WINDOW IF NECESSARY. -GET NORTH SOUTH IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE CATCH. F: SEAM ROUTE -BEST RELEASE TO A VERTICAL STEM. -THREATEN THE DEFENSE VERTICALLY FIRST. -VS MOF OPEN BREAK INSIDE OF THE NEAR SAFETY. -VS MOF CLOSED MAINTAIN WIDTH AND FORCE THE MIDDLE SAFETY TO MAKE A DECISION. CENTER: STOP & LATERAL ROUTE -EXECUTE AN ACCURATE SNAP. -BEST RELEASE TO A DEPTH OF 7 YARDS. -TURN BACK TO THE QB AND LOOK FOR THE BALL AS IT IS THROWN. -AS THE BALL IS THROWN BREAK TO THE NEAR HIP OF THE Z. -LOOK FOR A LATERAL FROM THE Z AS YOU PASS UNDER. -CONTINUE WITH OR WITHOUT THE BALL TO THE END ZONE AFTER YOU CROSS THE Z. Y: GO ROUTE -CHEAT SPLIT OUT 2 YARDS -BEST RELEASE TO A VERTICAL STEM. -SPEED IS IMPORTANT TO TAKE OFF THE TOP OF THE DEFENSE. Z: IN ROUTE -MAX SPLIT. -HARD STEM INSIDE AND THEN GET VERTICAL TO 10 YARDS. -BREAK INSIDE AND STAY ON THE MOVE. -LOOK FOR THE OPEN WINDOW WHERE THE Y HAS CLEARED. -THROTTLE IN THAT WINDOW IF NECESSARY. -ONCE YOU MAKE THE CATCH LOOK TO LATERAL TO THE CENTER. -IF THE LATERAL IS NOT THERE PUT YOUR FOOT IN THE GROUND AND GET NORTH SOUTH. H: SWING ROUTE -ON THE SNAP OPEN TO THE SIDELINE AND MOVE WITH PACE TO THE SIDELINE. -STAY FLAT AND TURN UPFIELD AFTER THE FIFTH STEP. -YOU ARE NUMBER 3 IN THE READ.