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Offline LuNchBoX1371

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Gap Pass Blocking vs. Man Pass Blocking
« on: May 08, 2014, 04:06:09 PM »
I am working on putting a zone scheme together and was wondering what the differance between gap pass blocking- where the kids block the gap to the right of them- vs. man pass blocking- where kids are "Big Man", or 3 vs. 3 with the DLM and the SS SLB. I was just curious what the differance is and why i should teach one over the other?

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Re: Gap Pass Blocking vs. Man Pass Blocking
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2014, 04:21:20 PM »
Generally if you use any type of slide protection then the backfield is responsible for the overhang player away from the slide.  In higher levels this could lead to a running back trying to block Jadaveon Clowney. Not good scheme. With Big on Big or BOB, the running backs will be protecting inside vs linebackers.


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Re: Gap Pass Blocking vs. Man Pass Blocking
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2014, 04:30:01 PM »
Slide vs pocket... thats all it is... both work... we do our pass pro like our zone covered/ covered i checking blah blah blah
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Re: Gap Pass Blocking vs. Man Pass Blocking
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2014, 10:01:25 AM »
There isn't any VS. ("versus") to this.  MOST teams use BOTH (& have a place for both).

In ZONE it is usually best to block the numbers to eliminate extra teaching, AND, to make it look more like the zone RUN!

Conversely - if you teach the GAP scheme - use Gap pass pro.
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