4-2-5 Defense Explained

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The 4-2-5 defense in football has gained popularity among coaches in recent years due to its ability to stop the spread offense. This defense includes four defensive linemen, two linebackers, and five defensive backs. This defense thrives on speed and athleticism to stop the opponent’s offense. The 4-2-5 is a one gap defense which means … Read more

Understanding Cover 2 Defense

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Cover 2 in football is a zone defense which earns its name due to the two safeties that play deep into the defensive backfield. Cover 2 involves four players pass-rushing, five players playing underneath zones and two safeties covering the deep portions of the field. The success of this defense largely relies on the safety’s … Read more