FirstDown PlayBook Has Modified Football Plays Too
By FirstDown PlayBook on Jul 25, 2020

There are so many versions of our game that are being played these days and that is a good thing. Today we want to just serve you up a sample of what FirstDown PlayBook provides for modified football coaches. Below you will find a sample defensive fit for your 6v6 modified section.

Of course there is a lot more where this came from and of course you can edit all of these plays too. FirstDown PlayBook has worked with our friends at USA Football and Football Canada to provide you a relevant database of plays to get started with. So if you are looking for a way to create your playbooks and wristband sheets for your modified football plays, look no further!

2-3 UNDER DEFENSE

DESCRIPTION:

THIS DEFENSE WILL BE PLAYED WITH 2 PLAYERS RUSHING THE QB. (RUSH AND TACKLE PLAYERS)

THERE WILL BE THREE LINEBACKERS. (SAM LB, MIKE LB, AND WILL LB)

THERE WILL ALSO BE A FREE SAFETY WHO WILL PLAY DEEP OR IN SOME CASES MAN COVERAGE.

THERE WILL BE A STRENGTH CALL MADE PRIOR TO THE SNAP.

THERE WILL BE A SHADE( A GAP PLAYER) TO THE CALL SIDE AND A 3 TECHNIQUE( B GAP PLAYER) AWAY FROM THE CALL.

THIS DEFENSE WILL BE PLAYED WITH MAN COVERAGE ON THE ELIGIBLE RECEIVERS.

PLAYER ASSIGNMENTS:

RUSH:

ALIGNMENT: 3 TECHNIQUE AWAY FROM THE CALL SIDE.

RESPONSIBILITY: RUN = B GAP PASS = RUSH THE QUARTERBACK.

TACKLE:

ALIGNMENT: CENTER SHADE OR 1 TECHNIQUE TO THE CALL SIDE.

RESPONSIBILITY: RUN = A GAP PASS = RUSH THE QUARTERBACK.

SAM LINEBACKER:

ALIGNMENT: BASE = 3 OR 5 TECHNIQUE BASED ON FORMATION. ADJUST OUTSIDE VS NO BACKS.

RESPONSIBILITY: RUN = STRONG SIDE CONTAIN. FLOW WEAK = SCRAPE INSIDE OUT TO THE BALL.

PASS = COVER #1 RECEIVER STRONG UNLESS THE FS BUMPS YOU INSIDE TO #2.

NOTE: IF YOUR COVERAGE RESPONSIBILITY BLOCKS BECOME A RUN DEFENDER.

MIKE LINEBACKER:

ALIGNMENT: BASE = BETWEEN THE SAM & WILL LB’S AND THEN ADJUST TO THE FORMATION.

RESPONSIBILITY: RUN = AGGRESSIVE TO THE BALL INSIDE OUT.

PASS = 2 BACKS – COVER THE SECOND BACK OUT OF THE BACKFIELD.

1 BACK – COVER #2 RECEIVER TO THE STRONG SIDE.

NO BACKS – COVER #3 RECEIVER TO THE STRONG SIDE.

NOTE: IF YOUR COVERAGE RESPONSIBILITY BLOCKS BECOME A RUN DEFENDER.

WILL LINEBACKER:

ALIGNMENT: BASE = STACK THE RUSH DEFENDER AND THEN ADJUST TO THE FORMATION.

RESPONSIBILITY: RUN = WEAK SIDE SCRAPE TO CONTAIN. FLOW STRONG = SCRAPE INSIDE OUT TO THE BALL.

PASS = COVER #1 WR WEAK UNLESS THE FS BUMPS YOU IN TO #2.

NOTE: IF YOUR COVERAGE RESPONSIBILITY BLOCKS BECOME A RUN DEFENDER.

FREE SAFETY:

ALIGNMENT: BASE = DEEP MIDDLE OF THE FIELD THEN ADJUST TO THE FORMATION.

RESPONSIBILITY: RUN = 2 BACKS – LATE TO THE BALL INSIDE OUT.

1 BACK – LATE TO THE BALL INSIDE OUT.

1 BACK WITH A WIDEOUT – BUMP OUT TO COVER THE WIDEOUT.

NO BACKS – COVER #1 WR WEAK THEN CHASE THE BALL LATE.

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