Second down is a solid time to use our number 12 favorite play, since most players don't check down to the flats or call screen passes here.

#12: Nickel 3-3-5 Odd—3 Buzz Sting Pass

This play usually frees up a blitzer off the edge, and most QBs won't see him coming from their left side.

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