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Defeating 2-Man in the Red Zone

Matt Bowen of the National Football Post posted a breakdown about how San Diego was able to attack the New York while down the...

Singleback Formation and Sets

The Singleback (Ace) formation consists of one running back lined up about five to six yards yards behind the quarterback.  Most sets found from...

Pattern Reading: Receiver Number System

In this breakdown we to want explain how the defense knows how to identify receivers. Please keep in mind, this is based on real...

Pattern Reading 101

In this X's and O's Football  breakdown we take a  look into what differences between spot dropping and pattern reading are that defenses used...

1-2 Vertical Concept

“1-2” signify the Vertical Concept in our offense. This concept allows our offense to attack and stretch the defense toward the end zone. The...

America’s Fire Zone Blitz

Football-Defense.com has posted a breakdown on the Fire Zone Blitz. The article talks about using Cover 3 coverage, while sending 5 defenders after the...

Hide and Seek: Disguising Your Blitz Schemes

American Monthly Football posted an article about disguising blitz schemes. This article goes into great depth about how to create blitz concepts, while making...

46 Bear Basics

The 46 Bear defense has been around since the Buddy Ryan designed it back when he was the defensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears. ...

Four Base NFL Run Plays

Here is an article that was posted by the National Football Post that breaks down four staple run plays that NFL teams like to...

USC 4-3 Under Defense Blitz Plays

Recently we came across an article about defensive blitz schemes that the USC Trojans like to run when Pete Carroll was the head coach....

Passing Concepts and the Snag Concept

Here is great blog post over at DawgsByNature.com that explains how and what concepts are all about for run and pass plays. The blog...

Breaking Down the Patriots Defense

Here is an excellent article breaking down the the Patriots Defense and why it has been successful while Bill Belichick has been the head...

The Zone-Read, Gun Triple Option . . . and the Quadruple Option?

Here is well written article written by Chris Brown over at SmartFootball.com. In the write up, he talks about combing the zone read, triple...

The Pro Game Pass Route Tree

For those of you who don't know what a pass route tree looks like or is, NFP has posted an in-depth breakdown of the...

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