One plan is to overload the A Gaps where the play is designed to go so that the offense can’t create the double teams that it relies on. The other way teams are stopping the play is by using stunting and defensive line movement to get offensive linemen out of position and put defenders into…
Outside Zone Philosophy Outside zone forces defenses to run horizontally and puts more responsibility on the running back to make the blocking scheme of the offensive line effective. That can then open huge cutback lanes in the middle of the field for running backs to take advantage of.May 31, 2021
The main difference between these two zone concepts is on Inside Zone, the running back is normally looking to run off the outside hip of the guard, as opposed to Outside Zone, where the offense is attack the perimeter of the defense.Apr 23, 2020
Zone blocking uses very consistent rules that do not change according to the defensive front. Some teams base their entire offense on it, including the NFL’s Washington Football Team, New Orleans Saints, Seattle Seahawks, Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers, and Los Angeles Rams.