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FirstDown PlayBook 2 Man Coverage

Posted on September 27th, 2020

We think 2 man is one of the best pass defenses you can play. The rules are very simple and 2 man coverage can be played with any ...

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Get Your Defense Going The Right Way!

Posted on September 26th, 2020

If you are getting hurt to one side or the other, always have a "Rip" or "Liz" call that your linebackers can make to slant that w...

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Detailed Coaching Points You Can Lean On

Posted on September 16th, 2020

Every FirstDown PlayBook play, defense and special teams scheme has detailed coaching points just like the ones you are seeing her...

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Use Varsity Offense To Teach Coverage

Posted on August 24th, 2020

If you are a defensive coach we strongly urge you to use the FirstDown PlayBook Varsity Offense to prepare your players each week...

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How Do You Teach Defensive Adjustments?

Posted on August 21st, 2020

Can you get on the board and fit your base defense up against any formation that the offense might throw at you? What about shifts...

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Teachtape Thursday Looks At Jamal Adams

Posted on August 6th, 2020

The calculus was different in the recent trade involving Jamal Adams because he does so much beyond what a traditional safety does...

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Tramon Williams’ Patience Gives Him The Complete Picture

Posted on July 23rd, 2020

Here, Green Bay cornerback Tramon Williams demonstrates patience and discipline to put himself in position to make the play....

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4-2-5 Defense? Yes, Right Here.

Posted on July 8th, 2020

FirstDown PlayBook is always evolving but if you watch this short video you will see how you can get to your 4-2-5 defense quickly...

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Wisconsin Leaves Few Places For This Ball To Go

Posted on June 26th, 2020

Obviously the Wisconsin staff had done their homework because this defense looked like it was designed specifically for this play....

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We Can Draw Your Defense Faster & Better Than You Can

Posted on June 12th, 2020

It's true. We can sit down right now and draw one of your defenses up in about 10-20% of the time it takes you to draw the same de...

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Their Slot Is Wearing You Out. How Can You Fix It?

Posted on May 11th, 2020

We have all seen that slot receiver who has wiggle and can just get open in space. Think Wes Welker and Julian Edelman from the Pa...

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Over 57 Different Defensive Pressures At Your Fingertips

Posted on April 18th, 2020

You can find pressures organized by which linebacker(s) is coming. Sam, Mike, Jack and Will linebacker pressures can easily be sor...

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