A Guide to the Most Effective Drill in Training Camp

July 27, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Now that NFL training camps have begun, fans across the country will take advantage of the opportunity to see their favorite teams in action. It's been a long, drawn-out offseason, and there's finally some football on the horizon. 
For the lucky fans who do get to attend these camps, there's one drill that's used by every football team, from Pop Warner all the way to the NFL. It's something you'll undoubtedly see when you check out any training camp.
It's simply known as "7-on-7."
This is a quarterback's passing drill that's primarily focused on the wide receivers, tight ends and running backs. It's called 7-on-7 because there are just seven players on the field. It's normally run without pads and is a good way to quickly run through the passing plays for an offense.
The drill takes the majority of the "beef" out of the equation, meaning defensive linemen and most of the offensive linemen are not a big part of the seven, although a center and guard are sometime...

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