Chair (route)

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A chair route diagram

The chair route or out-and-up is a route run by a receiver in American football. The route was pioneered by Don Hutson.[1] It is an out route followed by a fly route, like a wheel route with a quicker vertical release; or a stop-and-go with an out rather than a curl.[2]


  1. ^ Goldberg, Dave (6 November 2008). "Wacky Wideouts not new". USAtoday.
  2. ^ "Wide receiver patterns". The Football Times. 9 November 2005.