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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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Teach Tape Thursday Looks At Press Coverage

Posted on April 9th, 2020

Defenders who can play their assigned man but also play the ball in the air once it is thrown are truly rare players. Here is an e...

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How Would You Adjust To Stop This Run?

Posted on March 30th, 2020

You are the defensive coordinator. The zone read is cutting back to your weak side A gap. What adjustment(s) are you going to make...

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Teaching Kickoff Coverage With Defensive Terminology

Posted on March 29th, 2020

If you coach defense don't turn your nose up at coaching kickoff coverage. It is your first defensive play and if it goes badly yo...

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Heat…Free Safety Style

Posted on March 27th, 2020

Bringing the free safety can take some nerves of steel especially if your strong safety is not real comfortable in the deep middle...

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How Would You Defend This Bunch Set?

Posted on March 9th, 2020

How would you coach the three defenders to that side? What would you tell them about their pre-snap alignment? What about after th...

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Youth Football 6-2 Pinch Bounces The Downhill Run Game

Posted on March 3rd, 2020

Pinch your youth football defensive linemen and force everything to bounce outside. This makes the offense play laterally instead ...

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Nickel 33 Wham 3 Fire Zone

Posted on March 1st, 2020

We often think of defensive pressure as a way to get home against the pass, but there are other advantages against the run game....

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