Defense will play downhill on Power
Differences between traditional Power and Power Read:
The reaction of the defense is a down hill run fit mentality. Because there is no immediate key threatening the perimeter, the defense will take on a downhill demeanor in fitting the A-Gap Power concept.
The Power Read is not a new concept. It has become a staple in offenses that utilize and athletic quarterback to stress the defense in multiple ways. The Power Read gives a play that stretches a defense horizontally and puts a defender in conflict with a decision by the quarterback to pull or keep. It would seem that this play could be utilized by any team running power because the blocking sch...