defense

How Do You Teach Defensive Adjustments?

Posted on August 21st, 2020

Can you get on the board and fit your base defense up against any formation that the offense might throw at you? What about shifts...

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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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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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4-2-5 Defense? Yes, Right Here.

Posted on July 8th, 2020

FirstDown PlayBook is always evolving but if you watch this short video you will see how you can get to your 4-2-5 defense quickly...

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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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Wisconsin Leaves Few Places For This Ball To Go

Posted on June 26th, 2020

Obviously the Wisconsin staff had done their homework because this defense looked like it was designed specifically for this play....

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We Can Draw Your Defense Faster & Better Than You Can

Posted on June 12th, 2020

It's true. We can sit down right now and draw one of your defenses up in about 10-20% of the time it takes you to draw the same de...

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Man Coverage And Then Some

Posted on June 4th, 2020

This week we look at Miami Dolphins CB Xavien Howard. Aligned in Press, he patiently waits for the WR to show his hand with the in...

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Their Slot Is Wearing You Out. How Can You Fix It?

Posted on May 11th, 2020

We have all seen that slot receiver who has wiggle and can just get open in space. Think Wes Welker and Julian Edelman from the Pa...

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Over 57 Different Defensive Pressures At Your Fingertips

Posted on April 18th, 2020

You can find pressures organized by which linebacker(s) is coming. Sam, Mike, Jack and Will linebacker pressures can easily be sor...

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Pressures About To Be Easier To Find

Posted on April 11th, 2020

Here at FirstDown PlayBook we are constantly looking for ways that we can help you get to your football content faster an easier. ...

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How Would You Adjust To Stop This Run?

Posted on March 30th, 2020

You are the defensive coordinator. The zone read is cutting back to your weak side A gap. What adjustment(s) are you going to make...

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