Defensive Line Slant Technique | QC Episode 153

How do you coach up your Defensive Line Slant Technique? There are keys to being aggressive without getting in trouble.

There’s been a significant increase in interest in the odd front defenses of late. And one of the keys to running an odd front is your defensive line slants.

We’re looking at how to coach up an aggressive slant technique that your defensive linemen can use to spill the football in your umbrella defense. This question was sent by a 3-4 Defense coach, but the same defensive line slant technique applies across the board in any defense where you’re using slants.

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