Blitzing the Formation | QC Episode 157

Can your defense still blitz the formation? Have hybrid defenders made it a thing of the past?

Great question this week on blitzing the formation. Hybrid tight ends and h-backs have made it difficult to make your decisions based on personnel packages.

We’ll look at automatic blitzes and how to prepare your blitz scheme based on the opponent’s plans. Should you blitz a formation? Can you still do it with the hurry up style so many teams use?

This was a response to a listener question sent on Twitter. You can send in your questions for the JDFB Quick Clinic by messaging me on Twitter @footballinfo or sending an email to me at