football defense playbook

Backs On The Wall. What’s Your Call?

Posted on March 5th, 2021

The play drawing below is one example of what you will find in the FirstDown PlayBook short yardage and goal line section....

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Former FirstDown PlayBook Coach In Today’s Big Game!

Posted on February 7th, 2021

Tampa Bay coach Tim Atkins had a big hand in developing and drawing the FirstDown PlayBook Varsity Defensive section that you coac...

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Give Todd Bowles Credit For This Defense

Posted on January 27th, 2021

Obviously, the addition of Tom Brady has been a significant addition to this team but the strength of this 2020 team is the Todd B...

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FirstDown PlayBook Spread Beaters Changeups

Posted on November 22nd, 2020

The FirstDown PlayBook "Spread Beaters" section gives you three personnel driven approaches to stopping the spread and plenty of c...

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Rodgers Pick 6? Not Often But It Happens.

Posted on October 20th, 2020

Aaron Rodgers can make a case as one of the best quarterbacks to ever play football. However, he wishes he had this Pick 6 throw b...

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Use Varsity Offense To Teach Coverage

Posted on August 24th, 2020

If you are a defensive coach we strongly urge you to use the FirstDown PlayBook Varsity Offense to prepare your players each week...

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How Do You Teach Defensive Adjustments?

Posted on August 21st, 2020

Can you get on the board and fit your base defense up against any formation that the offense might throw at you? What about shifts...

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Bears’ Fuller Shows Up In A Critical Spot

Posted on August 20th, 2020

Fuller, the corner, is the "force player" here, meaning he's the guy who needs to set the edge of the run and not get out-leverage...

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Chalk Talk Webinar #8: 5-3 Bear Defense

Posted on July 14th, 2020

Depending on which way you stunt from the 5-3 Bear defense you can present the offense with an entirely different set of problems....

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Differences In A Youth Football 4-4 & 6-2 Defense Are Subtle

Posted on June 30th, 2020

The youth football 4-4 defense and the youth football 6-2 defense are so similar that when you are playing against them you may no...

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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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Youth FootBall Chalk Talk Week 4: 5-3 Defense

Posted on June 17th, 2020

There are many more versions of the 5-3 Defense than what your grand pappy ran and that goes for youth football teams too....

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