Defending Unbalanced Single Wing | QC Episode 144

How do you adjust your 4-2-5 Defense to defend unbalanced formations? There’s 5 ways to do it.

We always come back to the question about defending unbalanced formations. There’s no single answers because there can’t be just one answer!

To defend unbalanced formations, you need multiple answers. Any team running unbalanced formations will have a plan to counter your defensive adjustments. You have to keep them guessing.

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