MOB – 5on5 Flag Football Plays

MOB is one of the most popular 5on5 flag football plays where handoffs & running are allowed, as it is extremely versatile, simple and effective.  Almost every team you face will switch to a zone flag football defense against a 4 bunch formation, typically a 2-2 or 3-1, which makes handoffs & throwbacks more difficult to cover, and also makes it easier for a good quarterback to find windows for throwing the ball. Like many 5on5 flag football plays out of a bunch formation, this one starts with the quarterback under center, who then immediately fakes or directly hands off to [3] who now has the option to throw or run.  His immediate options are to hit the quick out with [2] if left uncovered for an easy 10 or so yards, or hit [1] on a banana or corner route finding a gap in coverage...

Defending the Bunch Offense – 5 on 5 Flag Football Defense Tips

Many people have asked for some 5 on 5 flag football defense tips, and there’s no better place to start than how to defend a bunch offense.  The bunch offense might be one of the most difficult offenses to defend, but there are a couple of ways to make it easier for the team. You will have to adapt on the fly but if you can, your defense will earn you a couple more stops. Run a box defense or 2-2 This is the base defense that you should run against bunch. It has 2 people splitting the underneath zone and 2 safeties splitting the deep half. You need to understand a bunch offense mindset to try and stop it. When I run a bunch offense, I want to make 1 player on the defense try and chose who to cover. So I will flood sides to confuse the defenders on who to cover typically by having a d...

Bunch Iso Blender – 5 on 5 Flag Football Plays

Bunch Iso Blender from our 5 on 5 flag football plays collection is a great all around play that can be effective against just about any defense you’ll come up against.  Your Center and [2] routes will be your primary reads.  Out of this formation, many teams will lock up the [3] and play a combination of 2-1 or 1-2 zone on the other 3 players, or go with a box 2-2 defense.  In any situation, the [2]’s curl and spring to the left flat corner should be a great option, undercutting any safeties yet getting behind any flat defender to that side.  The Center should hold that defender with a couple steps to the left side before shooting back underneath the play.  If the defense decides to go straight man defense across the board, the Center’s route could be an equal option to ...

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