Pressure

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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This Week’s Featured Team: Georgia Bulldog Defense

Posted on September 5th, 2021

This week's FirstDown PlayBook Featured Team is the Georgia Bulldogs defense. Congrats to Kirby Smart & his staff for a great plan...

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Defensive Football Help That Actually Helps

Posted on August 13th, 2021

We aren't in a contest to have the most Twitter followers. We are in a contest though, to provide you with sound defensive footbal...

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5 Ways To Choose Your Defensive Pressure

Posted on July 7th, 2021

Here are 5 ways FirstDown PlayBook is helping you find defensive pressures that are right for your defense this fall....

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Rush The Flag Football QB’s Arm

Posted on April 7th, 2021

Take away the throwing arm of the flag football quarterback. Get your rusher to the quarterback's throwing arm....

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3-2-6 Edge Pressure Vs Spread

Posted on April 5th, 2021

Regardless of if it is a zone read, an RPO or passing game read, sometimes the defense needs to dictate the decision....

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J.J. Watt Creates Pressure With a Plan

Posted on April 1st, 2021

Veteran J.J. Watt knows the best way to consistently pressure the quarterback is to have a plan, and then execute it with proper t...

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Create Your Pressure Away From Rotation

Posted on December 4th, 2020

This is a base personnel pressure below that we call 3-4 Wig where you are getting your pressure off of the weak side of a 3x1 for...

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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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Hot? You Better Know How.

Posted on November 6th, 2020

Goff and Cupp knew they were hot. The numbers clearly told both of them that. What was not clear was how the hot route would be ru...

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Max Pro Vs The Bills? Get Ready For Some Green Dog Action!

Posted on October 28th, 2020

McDermott's defenses are as good at "green dog" pressure as we have seen. If your backs or tight ends block there will be another ...

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Come On Todd Bowles! That’s A Four Man Rush?

Posted on September 30th, 2020

What the best mad scientists of defense do is freak a quarterback out with the threat of pressure. Once the ball is snapped, howev...

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