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Combine notebook Raider Nation Edition

Here are some players and positions to keep an eye out in the NFL Scouting Combine approaching this week.

Defensive Tackles- Leonard Williams, Danny Shelton, Arik Armstead… 599 more words


Calculating Tendencies: Taking Advantage of 2-Gap Opportunities to Free Defensive Players

What is One-Gapping?

One-Gap is a assignment based technique utilized in a defensive system. The technique is designed to make each player on a run defense responsible for a specific gap (Hole). 1,562 more words


The Hurry-up, No-Huddle "Defense"

In today’s game, the majority of High School level offense and beyond are using some type of hurry-up offense. Developed mainly as a spread formation anomaly, it has began to incorporate more and more formations and personnel types. 3,975 more words


Greg Schiano - Defensive Fundamentals

In the Video below, Greg Schiano talks Defensive Fundamentals. He covers a variety of topics including Tackling Circuits, Turnover Circuits, and his overall philosophy on Defense. 99 more words


Fun with Movie Quotes:

“That’s what I hate about these linebackers, man. I get older, they stay the same age.”

-Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos QB… 24 more words

What is a Blitz?

Some things in football seem complicated but they really aren’t. You know how we always hear the word blitz during a football game. It’s virtually impossible to get through a professional football game without hearing that word. 158 more words