This is the part that I don't agree with. Play action doesn't require a good rushing attack or even a good back to be successful.   I think people have this idea burned in of a QB drawing a defender out of position with a play action fake, then hitting a big pass play over the top of the defense. The majority of successful play action passes aren't for big plays, and the majority of play action passes are successful in getting defenders out of position, which is the entire point of pla