Category: Football

Football

What is the Best Football Defense?

What’s the best defense for a coach to run? That’s an impossible question to answer because every coach has different personnel. With that being said,

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Football

Nickel and Dime Defenses

The nickel defense in football refers to a lineup with five defensive backs, and the dime package features six defensive backs. These alignments are primarily

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Football: Strength and Speed

Strength and speed are the two most precious attributes a football player can possess. Ideally, exceptional athletes have a great balance of both, but usually

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Coach Resources

Power of the 4-3

Every defensive scheme has its strengths and weaknesses. The base 4-3, with four down lineman and three linebackers, is standard against stopping the run on

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Running the 3-4 Defense

The basic alignment of a 3-4 defense applies to the front seven defenders; it consists of three down lineman and four linebackers. Gap assignments vary

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The Line of Scrimmage War

The game of football begins and ends at the line of scrimmage. Whoever consistently wins the battle in the trenches will likely determine the victor

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