A playbook for each defensive back.

9 Oct

Recently I’ve been experimenting with playbooks trying to make run 1, 2 and 4 more effective. What I came up with this. Certain plays are strong against some defenders and weaker against others. So why not have a playbook approach designed for each defensive back. Here is the playbook approach I am experimenting with. Then I am going to expand and experiment to match a playbook against each defense.

Let’s start with DB1. The top cornerback.

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The nice think about the second playbook is it takes out a strong LB1 at the same time.

Feel free to substitute on run 2, run 4 and pass 4 if you are better with different plays.

DB 2 bottom cornerback
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This playbook is weak against lb1. You might want to consider this playbook for teams like SD and NE.

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DB 3 top safety

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Now this is a new thing I am noticing in this playbook. These three motion runs can create blockers that follow the free safety. If you’re not comfortable with the plays try the DB 4 playbook.

DB 4 bottom safety

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I love on run 1 that one blocker will cut back and block the safety if he comes in to early.

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One Response to “A playbook for each defensive back.”

  1. DPS October 10, 2018 at 9:34 am #

    Mort this is great. As someone who has been slightly playing with my playbook for a while with let’s say mixed results. I feel having this guide is really helpful and pushes me to fight through my hardships and stop getting complacent. Love this.

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