A Gridiron inspired
Odess integrates all Gridiron player positions. Learn to master the movement styles & the unique play-making skill-sets of these athletes.
The Quarterback is the only piece that can pass the ball with extreme accuracy and power.
The Wide Receiver.
The Wide Receiver catches the ball at speed. It utilizes its six diverse catching routes, to enable it to catch passes.
The Halfback specializes in running the ball by sliding between the Offensive Tackles for long territorial gains.
The Tight End.
The Tight End specializes in blocking defenders. It also has nine diverse catching routes, to enable it to catch passes.
The Offensive Tackle.
The Offensive Tackle specializes in protecting the edge. It utilises its power and its mobility to help it protect the Quarterback against the explosive Defensive End.
The Offensive Guard.
The Offensive Guard specializes in opening up running lanes as well as blocking interior defensive lineman.
The Mike Linebacker.
The Middle Linebacker has the unique athletic ability to either shut down running lanes or to drop back into pass coverage.
The Inside Linebacker.
The Linebacker specializes in tackling ball carriers as well as shutting down the running game. It utilizes its central position to roam from sideline to sideline.
The Cornerback specializes in covering eligible receivers to stop them from catching the ball. It utilizes its speed to help it defend against passes.
The Safety specializes in covering eligible receivers to stop them from catching the ball. It utilizes its speed to help it defend against passes.
The Defensive End.
The Defensive End specializes in pressuring the Quarterback. It utilizes its edge position to create immediate defensive pressure.
The Defensive Tackle.
The Defensive Tackle specializes in closing down running lanes as well as pressuring the Quarterback.
How To Pass & Catch.
Quarterbacks can Pass the Ball to any eligible receiver. Quarterbacks pass in straight lines: horizontally, diagonally and vertically.
Running with the Ball.
Halfbacks are the only piece that can exceed the 3-step movement. These dynamic movements can be activated with ‘slide’ rule movements.
How to Cover a Pass.
Cornerbacks & Safeties specialize in covering eligible receivers, to ensure that they are unable to Catch the Ball.
Every Defensive piece has the ability to take the ball from the Offensive ball carrier. Passes can be Intercepted and runs can result in Fumbles.
Precise Route Running.
Wide Receivers in particular possess both speed & agility. These pieces utilize these skills to out-manoeuvre the Defense’s secondary pieces.
Most Defensive pieces have the ability to disrupt a pass from being caught. Passes can be forced to become incomplete.
Stopping the ball carrier.
Sacking the Quarterback or Tackling the Offensive ball carrier is something that every Defensive piece is able to achieve.