Turkey Bowl Plays: The Double Pilgrim Post

The Double Pilgrim Post is a three-receiver route that will have defensive players stumbling over each other trying to cover all of your passing options.

Turkey Bowl Plays: the Double Pilgrim Post

Q: What's better than a wide-open pilgrim running down the field during a Turkey Bowl?

A: Two wide-open pilgrims running down the field.

Therein lies the beauty of the Double Pilgrim Post, a three-receiver route that will have the defensive players stumbling all over each other trying to cover all of your pass-catching options.

Position a wide receiver on each side and line your running back up alongside your QB in the shotgun formation. On the snap, the receiver on the left runs a crisp post route, making his cut 7 yards downfield. The receiver on the right simultaneously runs a 10-yard post on his side of the field. When the running back runs a hook route at 5 yards out, it creates the perfect three-level attack against the defense.

Based on how the defense reacts, the QB chooses his best target and hits the receiver in rhythm following a five-step drop. If a deep defender jumps the post routes, the QB can quickly dump the ball to the RB.

Because of its multiple routes and their various distances, this play can be used in a variety of situations. Whether you need to gain a few yards or a large  chunk, dial up the Double Pilgrim Post for a dependable result.


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Topics: NIKE TURKEY BOWL | RUNNING | DEFENDER | RECEIVER