Chip Kelly dials Zone Read with Bubble vs. Panthers

Posted by: Pete Roussel on Friday August 16, 2013



The zone-read / bubble screen option has officially made its way into the NFL.

The game is changing, gentleman. The Eagles ran 69 total plays, gaining 257 yards in the first half with the starters on the field.

Here’s one scheme that Chip Kelly dialed in the first quarter of Thursday night’s game against the Panthers. The quarterback initially reads the defensive end.  If the end chases flat down the line, the quarterback then reads to alley defender to determine whether to keep running or throw the bubble screen.

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