How to Defend 22 Personnel Formations | QC Episode 154

How does your defensive front defend 22 Personnel formations? Here’s what you need to know about shutting down heavy formations.

You’ve got your base defense all planned out. And it’s perfect for defending those formations you see all the time. Spread formations. Wing-T Offense. Those downhill Pro-I teams.

Then the week comes where you’ve got to adjust to defend 22 personnel. A heavy running attack. Does your defensive front have the principles in place to easily adjust without confusing your players? This week’s JDFB Quick Clinic gives you the details you need to be ready.

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