One of the best parts of the flash fire drill is that it forces quarterbacks to be moving towards their target. This allows them to get their full lower body into the throw.
One of the most effective skills a quarterback can have is the ability to throw the football on the run.
When the quarterback is able to break the pocket and threaten the defense with the run, while at the same time being able to throw the ball to a receiver downfield, the defense is put in a no-win situation.
In order to be effective in the roll-out game it is critical that the quarterback has the ability to throw the ball on the run.
We use the flash fire drill to work the important components of throwing roll out passes.