Your best athlete in the veer has to be your quarterback, and this is the perfect way to get him on the perimeter and let him make decisions and use his athleticism.
Besides pressuring the perimeter, we believe that it also makes alley players and defensive ends tentative by having them repeat the same responsibilities and remaining focused on each play.
The second thing I like about this play, is that it makes the defense run. It gives you an off tackle and sweep look - and that wears down the legs of the defense as they have to run from the mid-point across the field on each play.
Couple this with effective cut blocks along the line of scrimmage and it can make the defense give up ground before it can pursue or it risks being knocked down at the line of scrimmage. This is especially effective if your horses take turns battering them. ... To read this article, and for full access to all CLN resources, get your MEMBERSHIP NOW.