The run ultimately lead to a touchdown that put the Patriots ahead 24-7, and was a game-changing play in an important victory. Weeks after the play was originally drawn up, the third-down run was spotlighted in USA Football’s NFL Films Big Play Breakdown.
The USA Football production illustrates the fundamentals of the game of football that are crucial to the success of youth football players.
While the average fan would simply marvel at Woodhead’s maneuverability on the play, USA Football highlights the key blocks set by Nate Solder, Rob Gronkowski, Logan Mankins and Wes Welker that allowed Woodhead the room to run.
Young football players looking to get a leg up on their competition should check out the video below to learn some tips for throwing the perfect block.