We are running a series of posts over the next few weeks we call "Summer School." We will be, basically, teaching the game of football. Enjoy, and we hope you learn a lot from this work.
May 31, 2016, 10:00am EDT
Summer School: Scouting terms explained
A reference sheet for scouting terms
Double China-7 route concept explained
How the Giants used it last year, and how it might work in 2023
Summer School: Route types and combinations
A wide receiver's job is to get open. It's not as simple as running away from the defender, so we take a look at the intricacies of a receiver's playbook.
Mesh concept and mesh point explained
You hear these terms quite often in football, so what are they?
Press-man coverage technique and the jam explained
Let’s talk about the coverage Wink Martindale loves
Defensive line techniques, gaps explained
We begin developing a Big Blue View glossary of terms with this explanation of defensive line alignments
June 3, 2022
Summer School 2022: The RPO chess match
If the Giants use more RPOs in 2022, how might they adapt to defenses’ adjustments?
May 29, 2022
Summer School 2022: Digging into RPOs
RPOs could be a much bigger part of the Giants offense in 2022
July 26, 2021
Summer School 2021: Manipulating defenses with play sequencing
How can offenses play off of defenses’ expectations?
July 22, 2021
Summer School 2021: How offensive coordinators can use pre-snap motion
Why do offenses send players in motion before the snap?
July 19, 2021
Summer School 2021: Why offenses use scripts to start games
What do offenses gain by scripting the starts of their games?
July 15, 2021
Summer School 2021: The hump move explained
Reggie White made the move famous
July 12, 2021
Summer School 2021: Why spacing is critical on offense
How offenses can use spacing to manipulate defenses
July 5, 2021
Summer School 2021: Exploring 10 personnel
Could four-receiver sets be the next big thing in the NFL?
June 28, 2021
Summer School 2021 - Exploring 12 personnel package
Taking a look at the two tight end set.
June 28, 2021
Inverted Cover-2 defense: What is it?
Also referred to as Tampa-2 Robber, how did Patrick Graham win last season because of this adjustment?
June 21, 2021
Summer School 2021: Exploring 21 personnel
Taking a look at the 21 personnel package in the modern NFL
June 15, 2021
Summer School 2021: Exploring the 11 personnel package
Taking a look at the most common personnel grouping in the NFL
July 11, 2020
Summer School 2020: Creating pressure on punts
How did Joe Judge scheme pressure with his punt return unit?
July 5, 2020
Summer School 2020: The Air Raid Killer defense
Could the Giants adopt a college defense in 2020?
June 26, 2020
Summer School 2020: The Tite Front - what it is and how to beat it
Taking a look at one of the most popular defensive alignments to combat the spread offense
June 24, 2020
Summer School 2020, Cover 6: What this coverage is, and how offenses attack it
Cover 6: strengths, weaknesses, and how to beat it
June 19, 2020
Summer School 2020: What does “running backs don’t matter” really mean?
Analytics experts will tell you that, so let’s look at what they are talking about
June 17, 2020
Summer School 2020, the Bear Front: What it is, why it’s used, and how to beat it
Diving deep into the Bear Front
June 14, 2020
Summer School 2020: Cover 4 defense — what it is, and how to beat it
We continue breaking down defensive coverage schemes