Wide Rub 2x2 Gun

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FORMATION: 2x2 Gun Play: Slot Double Fade Return DROP: 3 Step Drop Timing SUGGESTED READ: Best Look Side Based On Match ups. F-X-H Or Y-Z-H X: Slant Return Route -Cheat split inside to 7-8 yards from the Tackle. -Explode for one step and then run right at the #2 defender on the slot. -Make the defender go over the top to cover the slot. -Sell the slant for 2 or 3 steps. -Pivot on the upfield foot and return outside once you are 1 yard in the EZ. -Expect the ball outside as you stay on the move. Y: Flat Fade Route -Release upfield for one step to allow the receiver to go first. -Come directly off of the receiver's butt to the flat initially. -After clearing the receiver get vertical for the Fade. -Straighten the stem and get vertical for a pylon fade throw. Z: Slant Return Route -Cheat split inside to 7-8 yards from the Tackle. -Explode for one step and then run right at the #2 defender on the slot. -Make the defender go over the top to cover the slot. -Sell the slant for 2 or 3 steps. -Pivot on the upfield foot and return outside once you are 1 yard in the EZ. -Expect the ball outside as you stay on the move. F: Flat Fade Route -Release upfield for one step to allow the receiver to go first. -Come directly off of the receiver's butt to the flat initially. -After clearing the receiver get vertical for the Fade. -Straighten the stem and get vertical for a pylon fade throw. H: Pop Route -Protection first -Release through A or B gap. -Sit down at 1 yards and give the QB your numbers. -Expect the ball on the shoulder away from the nearest defender.