The Scouting Academy

Damien Lewis Shows Us Why It’s Called A Pocket

Posted on April 22nd, 2021

When it comes to creating a clean pocket to throw a QB's best friends are the interior OL who can stop the rush at the line of scr...

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Showcasing Arik Armstead’s Double Swipe Pass Rush Move

Posted on April 15th, 2021

Note how Arik Armstead's hands work in conjunction with his feet. The double-swipe doesn't slow the rush at all....

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TeachTape Thursday Features Michael Onwenu

Posted on April 8th, 2021

As he's striking the hip of the lineman, Onwenu also gets his eyes up to the linebacker. This is a critical part to making this bl...

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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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DJ Jones Keeps’em Clean & That’s A Big Deal

Posted on March 25th, 2021

If you're wondering what to get an inside linebacker for his birthday, allow us to suggest a really good nose tackle....

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The Scouting Academy Looks At Chargers’ New Center, Corey Linsley

Posted on March 18th, 2021

Welcome to the free agent edition of Teachtape Thursday! Let’s take a look at the Chargers’ new center, Corey Linsley....

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Vince Williams Defeats… Destroys Iso Block

Posted on March 11th, 2021

Williams plays through the contact while still maintaining leverage on the ball carrier. He lines up the running back and delivers...

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Scheme Freezes The LB. Rodger Saffold Does The Rest.

Posted on March 4th, 2021

The intersection of talent and scheme is on display here with this Titan's creative outside zone scheme combined with Rodger Saffo...

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DaVon Hamilton’s Hands Are Valuable Tools

Posted on February 25th, 2021

Good defensive linemen will have at least one hand fighting maneuver to employ and the elite like Davon Hamilton will normally hav...

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Patrick Peterson Shows Recovery Skills Matter Too

Posted on February 18th, 2021

"Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth," goes the famous Mike Tyson quote. Good DB's understand how to recover....

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Dalvin Tomlinson Owns a Very Busy Phone Booth.

Posted on February 11th, 2021

To be an effective Defensive Lineman in the phone booth, you need the mental processing ability to read and react quickly. ...

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Herbert Beginning To Quiet The “Experts”

Posted on February 4th, 2021

For someone who got picked apart in the draft process, Justin Herbert displayed the ability to make some "wow" plays this year as ...

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