5v5 Flag Football Man Coverage Vs Center Bunch
By FirstDown PlayBook on Jan 18, 2020

THIS 5V5 FLAG DEFENSE HAS THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:

3 LINEBACKERS: RIGHT, MIDDLE & LEFT

2 DEFENSIVE BACKS: RIGHT & LEFT

THIS 5V5 DEFENSES WILL BE CALLED WITH THREE DIGITS:

THE FIRST DIGIT IS THE NUMBER OF RUSHERS TO THE QB.

THE SECOND DIGIT IS THE NUMBER INTERMEDIATE TO DEEP COVERAGE DEFENDERS.

THE THIRD DIGIT IS THE NUMBER OF DEEP COVERAGE DEFENDERS.

MAN COVERAGE DEFENSES WILL BE CALLED “MAN COVERAGE” & TAGGED WITH ANY PRESSURE IF NECESSARY.

DEFENSE: MAN COVERAGE

THERE WILL BE A STRENGTH CALL MADE AS THE OFFENSE BREAKS THE HUDDLE OR IT CAN BE SET PRIOR TO.

THE MIKE LINEBACKER WILL RUSH THE PASSER.

THE OTHER LINEBACKERS WILL COVER THE CENTER AND THE BACK MAN TO MAN.

THE DEFENSIVE BACKS WILL COVER THE TWO WR’S MAN TO MAN.

VS A BUNCH SET A LINEBACKER WILL TAKE THE POINT.

LINEBACKERS:

MIKE LINEBACKER:

-ADHERE TO THE RULES OF YOUR LEAGUE FOR YOUR DEPTH ON THE SNAP OF THE BALL.

EXAMPLE: YOUR RESTRAINING LINE IS 5 YARDS THEN BE BEHIND THAT LINE.

ALIGN ON OR NEAR THE CENTER PRIOR TO THE SNAP.

-RUSH THE QB AND DEFEND ANY RUN THAT SHOWS UP ON YOUR WAY TO THE QB.

LEFT & RIGHT LINEBACKERS:

VS A DIAMOND FORMATION LET THE CENTER & BACK… to see all of the coaching points and see the thousands of flag football plays with coaching points visit the bottom of this page….

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