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Posts Tagged ‘coaching defense’

As Thorough As If It Were Our Tails On The Line

Posted on May 14th, 2019

Good defensive coordinators know that the defensive pressure can be applied but it has to be intelligently designed and coordinate...

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Secondary Coaches: This One Is For You

Posted on April 26th, 2019

This is a good exercise for both sides of the ball and the good secondary coaches take it for what it's worth and teach concepts....

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Nickel Knife 3 Fire Zone

Posted on April 18th, 2019

We call this pressure Nickel Knife 3 Fire Zone. It is one of over 57 different varsity defensive pressures in FirstDown PlayBook....

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Difference in 4-2-5 & 4-3 is a Dude

Posted on March 31st, 2019

A 4-2-5 Defense is a 4-3 Defense with nickel personnel in the game. Been that way for one hundred years and will be that way for o...

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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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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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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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