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The Basics of Rocket Toss

Since it’s incorporation into the Flexbone Offense, the Toss or Rocket Toss depending on the nomenclature you use, has become one of the staple plays of the offense. One that is essential to any Flexbone attack. Initially it’s imperative that we explain what the Toss is and why it’s used. A future series of articles will […]

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Your Quarterback and the Decision Making Process: Pre-Snap Decisions

Previously I wrote about your quarterback and the decision making process. No matter the field of study it’s vital that the learner in any case, the quarterback in this case in particular obtain background knowledge on the subject. When executing this offense on any Friday night, the quarterback must be able to understand what he […]

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Navy Breakdown Against Notre Dame: Fourth Quarter

The Navy offense played exactly the type of game they needed to play last Saturday to come away with the win in South Bend. They controlled the ball, controlled the clock and the pace of play. They also had zero turnovers and zero penalties. Navy finishes with 70 carries for 331 yards, 6-9 passing for […]

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Navy Breakdown Against Notre Dame: Third Quarter

Navy fought Notre Dame tooth and nail for four quarters on Saturday. They came up on the short end of a 38-34 contest as their final drive stalled in Notre Dame territory. Navy’s offense proved to be efficient in the first half. Their two first quarter drives (analysis here) produced a touchdown and a punt. […]

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Navy Breakdown Against Notre Dame: Second Quarter

I wrote yesterday about the tremendous gameplan and execution the Navy offense in their narrow defeat by Notre Dame on Saturday. Navy only had two drives in the first half. One resulted in a touchdown, the other ended in a punt, as the offense got themselves behind the sticks with a sack on a 1st […]

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Navy Breakdown Against Notre Dame: First Quarter

I wrote very briefly on Saturday following Navy’s tough loss to Notre Dame, that the effort and execution of the entire Navy team was truly remarkable. Although the record doesn’t yet show the result of the work these guys put in, they are still in position to retain the CIC trophy and they will give […]

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The Slip Call on Triple Option

The SLIP call is an important but little known aspect of the Flexbone Triple Option Offense. Similar to my explanation of the action key read by the B-Back, it may seem like a small adjustment or coaching point, but this small added tag, could prove beneficial for your offense. It could very well prove to […]

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