Coaching Defensive Line Key Reads | QC Episode 143

Defensive Line Key Reads are the most important skill for your big guys up front to learn. There’s more than one way to teach it.

No matter what defense you’re running, your Defensive Linemen must read keys to be successful. If they don’t, you’ll just be running up the field and getting kicked out at will.

Today’s question is specifically about coaching Defensive Line hat reads. But it’s a good time to point out that ‘Key Reads’, while thrown around a lot, really is exactly what defensive linemen do all the time.

I’ve got a video series where you can check out for more on key reads:

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