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USA Football’s Seth Galina Talks Setting the Nose in A Tite Front

Posted on March 16th, 2019

USA Football's Seth Galina does a nice job here of showing us how some of the current offensive schemes can put the Outside Lineba...

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33 Nickel Knife 3 FireZone

Posted on March 9th, 2019

SAM LB: ALIGNMENT: ALIGN ON THE POINT IN BUNCH. CHEAT LATE. ASSIGNMENT: PRESSURE OFF OF THE EDGE. ALLOW THE NICKEL TO COME INSIDE...

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Defending Flag Football Bunch Formations

Posted on March 8th, 2019

Even if you are looking down into 6-7-8 year old eyes as you coach your flag football defense, there are small but important coach...

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Defensive Pressure Package New Look

Posted on February 23rd, 2019

Our FirstDown PlayBook coaches are still grinding as we attend the conference and we are focusing, in particular, on the varsity d...

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At Times The Front Must Adjust To Coverage

Posted on February 19th, 2019

Today we will take it a step further and explain why sometimes the coverage can take precedent over the front when adjusting to di...

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Attention To Detail Is A Two Way Street

Posted on February 16th, 2019

FirstDown PlayBook has attempted to do is to bridge that NFL life and the life of an under appreciated high school football coach....

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How To Use The Varsity Defense Section

Posted on February 7th, 2019

The most important thing to know is if you draw one scout team card in 2019 you are wasting valuable time that you could be pendin...

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You Have Never Seen Defense Done Like This

Posted on February 6th, 2019

If you are coaching on the defensive side of the ball or if you have ever drawn a defensive scout team card this is life changing....

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How Penn State Led The Country In Sacks

Posted on February 4th, 2019

Most do not realize that the Penn State defense ranked No. 1 in defensive sacks this past season. At an average of 3.62 sacks per ...

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This Snake Will Strike!

Posted on January 16th, 2019

If you can count to three and communicate, it's not nuclear physics. Your defensive front, Sam Linebacker and Strong Safety need t...

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Great USA Football Article On The 2018 Army Defense

Posted on January 8th, 2019

After posting a 10-win season in 2017, the Army Black Knights one-upped themselves with an incredible 11-win campaign in 2018. ...

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USA Football Article On Double A Gap Pressure

Posted on December 29th, 2018

From college to the pros, defensive coaches just can’t quit the double A gap pressure. It’s a way of terrorizing opposing offe...

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