Using Release Moves Against a Bump and Run Defender on the Wings

Ron Jenkins explains the various release moves that a receiver has at his disposal when encountering a bump and run defender. Although this video directly applies to football WR play, much of this can and should be applied to GAME W play in the internodal transition zones on the wings.

As the distance between a SC, ThB or QB and his target increases, timing becomes more critical as the ball is thrown to a spot rather than “at the receiver”. The ability of a W to master several of these release moves will allow him to get into his pattern faster and get to his spot faster in order to receive the ball: