defense

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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Faulkner’s Five Across Is Magic!

Posted on March 9th, 2021

Faulkner is playing five across the backend. The other six players are showing an odd front with the possibility of six man press...

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Backs On The Wall. What’s Your Call?

Posted on March 5th, 2021

The play drawing below is one example of what you will find in the FirstDown PlayBook short yardage and goal line section....

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3-3 Stack Defense Install Begins

Posted on February 6th, 2021

FirstDown PlayBook works hard to tailor our football playbook sections to your needs. So we are going to install a 3-3 Stack defen...

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Bills Disguise Cover 2 For A Pick 6

Posted on December 18th, 2020

NFL defenses can be known for their complexity, however when you go back and look at the tape, sometimes it reveals a very simple ...

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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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Seattle Walk Off Sack Well Designed

Posted on November 27th, 2020

The Seahawks drop eight defenders. They essentially take away the sticks and are still in position to contain Murray if he runs....

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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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Rodgers Pick 6? Not Often But It Happens.

Posted on October 20th, 2020

Aaron Rodgers can make a case as one of the best quarterbacks to ever play football. However, he wishes he had this Pick 6 throw b...

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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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Get Your Defense Going The Right Way!

Posted on September 26th, 2020

If you are getting hurt to one side or the other, always have a "Rip" or "Liz" call that your linebackers can make to slant that w...

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