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February 2013

February 2013


Out With the Old, In With the New – Today’s tight ends have become an integral part of every offense.

by: Aaron Best
Offensive Coordinator, Eastern Washington University
© February 2013

Today, tight ends have become a fusion of a wide receiver, running back, and offensive tackle. Due to their athletic limitations, the old-school tight ends were always attached to the offensive line with their hand on the ground. The defense knew this and could call defenses accordingly. The new school tight ends are lining up in the backfield and flexing out both as slot and outside receivers to cause matchup issues. Many teams are now doing this with two or more tight ends in the game at the same time. This strategy greatly limits a defensive coordinator’s personnel and schematic options.  These defensive limitations allow offenses a multitude of play call opportunities.

We rotate in as many as four different guys at tight end that all bring something special to the scheme. This year, we have utilized our tight ends m....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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