Dante Hall coaches up his co-hosts John Lopez and Cody Stoots as we take to the park to learn the eight routes an NFL Wide Receiver is expected to know.
Route 1: Flat Route –
Two Steps up and out, to draw out any defender covering the flat.
Route 2: Slant Route –
Three steps and then take it at the linebacker level inside. And don’t forget to give it a little head.
Route 3: Comeback Route –
A curl route to the outside.
Route 4: Curl Route –
Three steps and turn it inside.
Route 5: Dig Route –
Ten yards up and cut across inside, over the top of the linebackers.
Route 6: Out Route –
Ten yards up and cut outside to the sideline.
Route 7: Post Route –
Running straight and then taking it to the near upright, dependent on what side of the field you are on.
Route 8: The Corner Route –
15-yards straight, with a hard cut to the corner, either the back pylon or near pylon depending on coverage.
Route 9: Fade Route –