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Understanding the 5 Yard Contact Rule In The NFL

Defensive backs and linebackers are not allowed to make contact with a receiver down the field. The NFL is a unique league that doesn’t allow this type of contact. The 5-yard contact rule in the NFL allows defensive backs to make contact with wide receivers at or less than 5 yards. Anything over 5 yards …

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vIQ #02: LRT and College Football Transferring

It’s stressful having to make a decision to transfer from college. It’s even more stressful when a school that you love, ultimately has to shut down. We talk to Keirsten Sires from Locker Room Talk and Former Quarterback of Mount Ida – Mike Pina Jr. on his transfer from Mount Ida. Episode 2 of the …

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Communicating With Picture Boards & Hand Signals In Football

The evolution of the spread offense is upon us, and offenses in football are moving faster than ever. Communicating with picture boards and hand signals is a common theme among spread offenses. Why do they use picture boards and hand signals? Teams use picture boards and hand signals in football to communicate faster to multiple …

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Understanding Gaps Techniques & Alignments In Football

The defensive lineman is in charge of controlling the line of scrimmage. Teams who control the line of scrimmage on either side of the ball typically win the game. To control the line of scrimmage, defenses need to defend gaps. What are gaps? Gaps are the space between the offensive lineman. Between the center and …

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10 Interesting Facts About Football

Football is a complex game. It has many complicated rules, regulations and strategic situations that teams and players can take advantage of. How many of these interesting football facts do you know? In this article, we’ll dive deep into the different rule variations, history of the game and uncommon football situations that don’t necessarily happen …

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