Use coverage checks to get your defense in the best position to defend the route combinations. But don’t overcomplicate it.
In our JDFB defensive coaching systems we use a number of basic coverage checks to get your secondary in the best position to defend potential route combinations. But we can’t be confused doing it – so it needs to stay simple. Continue reading “Coverage Checks | QC Episode 197”
Diving back into the Twitter DM’s for another Mailbag Episode! Find out why 7 on 7 is good, and why it’s not.
Not every question that gets sent in for the JDFB Quick Clinic makes it to the air… until now! I’ve been working through the Twitter DM’s answering every question from 2018 and catching up on questions that might not have been ‘meaty’ enough for a full episode. Continue reading “Mailbag Show! Why 7v7 Sucks, Scout Team and more. | QC Episode 196”
Are you gunning for a Head Coach position this year? Be prepared for those weird interview questions.
It’s that time of year when coaches are interviewing for new positions. Or just trying to get the interview experience for down the road. And there’s always a few weird interview questions that come up. Continue reading “Head Coach Interview | QC Episode 195”
You’re shutting ‘em down on 1st and 2nd Down. Then it all falls apart on 3rd Down. What went wrong?
Love this question for today’s JDFB Quick Clinic. If you’ve been running a defense for very long, this has happened to your team. You dominate on 1st and 2nd Down, but then you can’t get off the field. Continue reading “3 Steps to Fix Your 3rd Down Defense | QC Episode 194”
There are a number of ways to get your blitz calls into your players. Using Partners & Patterns is… a way.
I’ve done a lot of experimenting over the years, and one of those was the Partners & Patterns blitz calling. It’s an idea I got from Shap Boyd for our 4-3 Defense System several years back. Continue reading “Partners & Patterns Blitz Calls | QC Episode 193”
Is this a 21 Personnel Twins Formation, or a Single Wing Formation? Offensive Coordinators are bad people…
It’s back to normal on this episode of the JDFB Quick Clinic, for a look at defending a 21 Personnel… or maybe an unbalanced Single Wing formation… with the 4-2-5 Defense. Continue reading “Defending 21 Personnel… or Single Wing? | QC Episode 192”
Rapid Fire! Hitting all of those Twitter DM’s we didn’t get to. Or not even close. But getting a lot of them.
Another week of blasting through the DM’s before we get back to our usual Q&A on the show. This week hit a ton of topics. Good, bad and ugly. Continue reading “The Lightning Round (Mailbag) | QC Episode 191”
Time to catch up on the huge backlog of questions in the Twitter DMs this week!
I get a lot of questions through Twitter and email. They don’t all make the Quick Clinic just because some of them don’t seem like they’ll work for an episode. Continue reading “Sliding Into the DMs | QC Episode 190”
You want to get pressure on the Quarterback. What’s the best defense for bringing unstoppable pressure?
Prepare to be disappointed. There’s no secret to putting pressure on the Quarterback. No special formula that puts him on his back. Continue reading “Best Defense for Blitzing? | QC Episode 189”
Time to get ready for next season! But not so fast, you need to take a good look at last year, first.
This time of year, everyone’s looking forward to next year. Looking for the keys to winning for the 2020 Season. But you’ve got to take some time to review last year before we get to that. Continue reading “Evaluating Your Playbook | QC Episode 188”