Phil Longo's Triangle Snag Concept – Part 3 (Backside Bench Tag)

Every Air Raid team will run lots of what traditionally is called the “Triangle” or “Snag” concept, and Longo is no different. Larry Fedora’s offense featured plenty of this concept, though Longo teaches it a bit differently. For one thing, the corner route will run a flatter in Longo’s system than in Fedora’s. The basics of this play are a corner route from the slot and a “snag” or inside hitch route from the outside receiver together with a swing from the running back or inside slot in trips. See how that makes for an easy triangle read for the QB—corner, snaaaag, swing. But on this particular example, the defense matches up with numbers to the triangle side, so the quarterback takes the bench (10 yard out) route against soft coverage to the boundary side. If teams play off against t

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