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Sniffing Out A Screen NFL Style

Posted on September 17th, 2020

Take a look at Brian Burns of the Panthers. The first thing to note is how quickly he transitions from a pass rusher to a screen d...

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Good Linebackers Have A Plan But Can Adjust

Posted on September 10th, 2020

One of the keys to playing good defense at any position is the ability to have a plan, but to be able to adapt that plan as condit...

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Mental Process Breakdown Of An NFL LB

Posted on September 3rd, 2020

Many inexperienced linebackers will see this picture and just go screaming downhill with their hair on fire. But not Johnson....

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Communication & Recognition Help Pick Up This NFL Twist

Posted on August 27th, 2020

Risner, while blocking the DT, is able to identify the looper. Watch the synergy and timing as the RG picks up the center’s man....

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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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Bosa Sets The Trap Then Finishes His Work

Posted on August 13th, 2020

Bosa has set the trap for the tackle perfectly, using a "side-scissors" move to soften the edge and begin to gain the corner. ...

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Teachtape Thursday Looks At Jamal Adams

Posted on August 6th, 2020

The calculus was different in the recent trade involving Jamal Adams because he does so much beyond what a traditional safety does...

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If An NFL Running Back Can’t Do This… They Can’t Start.

Posted on July 30th, 2020

We have seen fights almost break out in NFL draft meetings over whether we should draft a running back who had questionable protec...

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Tramon Williams’ Patience Gives Him The Complete Picture

Posted on July 23rd, 2020

Here, Green Bay cornerback Tramon Williams demonstrates patience and discipline to put himself in position to make the play....

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Lavonte David Can Anticipate Because He Studies

Posted on July 16th, 2020

For a player of Lavonte David's caliber, hours of film study, seeing the route concepts in practice and walk-throughs come togethe...

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Von Miller Combines Technique & Explosiveness For A Bull Rush

Posted on July 2nd, 2020

Here you can see how a rusher who might be smaller than the guy blocking him can generate the power and bull rush an OL through te...

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TeachTape Thursday Looks At Joe Mixon

Posted on June 25th, 2020

There's so much here that makes this run successful, but the patience and understanding of the play is key. Without that, this run...

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