Slot Receiver

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A Slot Receiver

A slot receiver is an extremely versatile and reliable wideout who can also act as a blocker on outside plays, especially when the fullback or tight end aren’t available. This position is important because it gives quarterbacks the option of stretching out the field and attacking all three levels of the defense.

Route Running: A slot receiver runs a variety of routes, both to the inside and the outside. This means they need to be very precise with their timing and have a good chemistry with the quarterback.

Ball Carrying: A slot receiver may need to carry the ball like a running back from time to time, particularly on pitches, reverses, and end-arounds. This is often called into pre-snap motion by the quarterback and is all about timing.

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