Coverages

3 Reasons To Use Jam Technique On Receivers

Posted on May 10th, 2022

Once your defensive backs use the jam technique and it disrupts a release or two, you will see the receiver frustration start sett...

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Youth Football Man Coverage Tips

Posted on April 30th, 2022

You can break youth football man coverage down into counting to 1-2-3. That is after you teach your team about what makes a player...

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Solve Linebacker Conflict Of Assignment

Posted on April 4th, 2022

Conflict of assignment is exactly what it says it is. It is when a defensive player has two responsibilities that work against eac...

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FDPB Quarters Coverage vs Quarter Quarter Half

Posted on March 26th, 2022

Was that quarter quarter half or Tampa 2? Maybe it was pure quarters coverage? If any sane person walked in they would know we are...

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5-2 Cover 2 Youth Football Defense

Posted on March 11th, 2022

The FirstDown PlayBook youth football 5-2 Cover 2 defense bridges the gap between a high school football and a youth football defe...

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How To Add Zone Coverages

Posted on March 10th, 2022

We have had some questions about how we draw zone coverages on our defenses. More on the way but here is your immediate solution....

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7v7 Flag Football Defense Disguise

Posted on March 7th, 2022

7v7 flag football coaches have done a good job of creating deception by disguising their defense. Here is one more way to get that...

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Saints 2 Man Coverage Strikes Again Vs Brady

Posted on November 1st, 2021

If you have a quarterback who has limited running ability or one who you value and don't want to run...expect 2 man coverage from ...

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OSU Steals Texas With Red Zone Tampa 2 Pick 6

Posted on October 17th, 2021

Oklahoma State robbed Texas yesterday on this beautifully executed red zone coverage. We are going to call it a version of red zon...

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Offensive Coordinators Suffering Self Inflicted Wounds

Posted on October 8th, 2021

News flash. Defense is not dead. One reason is that defensive coordinators are allowing offensive coordinators to self inflict wou...

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Chargers’ 2 Safeties Give Them Options

Posted on September 27th, 2021

If you are a football coach and started watching the Chargers' 2 safeties yesterday you would be close to the action on almost eve...

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Bills Show Dolphins Cover 2… But It Ain’t

Posted on September 20th, 2021

You can show cover 2 and bring five just like the Bills did here. You will likely face 2x2 or 3x1 formations when playing a throwi...

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