The short yardage back is used in short yardage situations on third down, fourth down, and goal to go situations. The third down back is used in long yardage situations on third down and fourth down. The determination of short yardage and long yardage situations is made based upon offensive game plan settings.
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- How are the short yardage back and third down back used?
- Can I play a player who is injured in a game?
- How is the RB sub pattern under the situational settings on offense used?
- How does the defensive depth chart control who enters the game?
- How is the rush setting used and why do only some of the positions have it?
- How does the offensive depth chart control who enters the game?
- How is the slot receiver used?
- How are players subbed in when there are no more players available in the depth chart for a certain position?
- Should I set a player at each position on the depth chart?