The 6-Technique Defensive End requires some special teaching. But the rewards can be great for your run defense.
Coaching the Pressure Key and Visual Key for a 6-Technique Defensive End takes a lot of time. And you’ve got to have the right guy for the job. Both the player, and the coach.
But the result can be a big change for your 4-4 Defense or 4-2-5 Defense. The 6 Technique Defensive End can help string out edge runs in a way that an inside shade player just can’t!
In today’s episode of the JDFB Quick Clinic, I’ll answer a listener question on coaching the pressure key and visual key for the 6 Technique Defensive End.
This episode of The Joe Daniel Football Quick Clinic is in response to questions sent on Twitter. You can send questions for the JDFB Quick Clinic to me on Twitter @footballinfo or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.