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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 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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49ers Count To Five & Cover Them

Posted on January 27th, 2020

The veteran secondary coach pointed out that there are only five eligible receivers and only three directions they can go. They ca...

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Ravens Communicate & Go!

Posted on December 19th, 2019

When your defense recognizes something, it is important that they do not hesitate. The best way to get that done is communications...

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Chiefs Coverage Disguise Leads To Another Pick

Posted on November 20th, 2019

The Chiefs had one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL looking at the Jumbotron trying to figure out what the coverage was on the ...

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Disguise Your Flag Football Coverage

Posted on June 18th, 2019

We take you through one way to mix in a little zone in with your flag football man coverage in a way that disguises it right up un...

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Defensive Answers To 7on7 Empty Formations

Posted on June 15th, 2019

When you are a defensive coordinator and you walk out onto a 7on7 football field, you know that you are in for an unfair competiti...

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Press Man From The Guy Who Started It In College Football

Posted on May 6th, 2019

In a lot of ways, Ron Case is the "father of press man coverage" in college football. As you will hear, he began doing it when it ...

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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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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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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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Practice Prep Takes A Lot Of Time

Posted on December 15th, 2018

With every step we took developing the FirstDown PlayBook 2.0 Draw & Edit tool we had you and the amount of time it takes you to p...

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