Category Archives: Football Drills

This football drills section contains dozens of skill building activities you can run in practice for every position on the field. Included in this collection of football drills you’ll find quarterback drills, receiver drills, blocking drills, tackling drills and more.

Angle Tackle Drill

Drill Type:  Tackling Drill Set Up The cones should be set up two yards by two yards. The inside cones are two yards apart, which makes the cones that the players are at, facing each other, four yards apart. You have an offensive player and a defensive player. Execution The players are going to step…

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90 Degree Cut Cone Drill

Drill Type:  Wide Receiver Drill Purpose This drill will improve your wide receiver’s speed, agility and response time. Set Up Set up six cones so that they are in 90-degree angles to one another.  This will allow you to work on your out-cuts.   Execution Begin at one end on the outside of the cones,…

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20 Yard Cone Drill

Drill Type:  Agility Drill Purpose This drill gets your players used to distributing their weight in a good football position to change in directions, reaching for a target. Set Up Place 4 cones 5 yards apart, so you have a 20 yard stretch of field for the players to travel. Place a football on the…

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Shake and Bake Drill

Drill Type:  Defensive Line Drill Purpose Very effective in stopping an offensive lineman from kicking back and taking him to where you surface to get to the quarterback; it also allows you to get hands, which is very important. Execution This is the first of a series of football drills that you’ll do on the…

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(SAMson) Blitz

Drill Type:  Blitz Drill Purpose Here we look to attack the strong side of the formation, with the Sam linebacker coming on a blitz to the ‘B’ gap while the rest of the defense players give a ‘Cover 1’ look. Execution Defensive Line: The defensive line will rush their regular gaps, trying to beat their…

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