Playbook: Detroit Lions

Formation: 4-3 Over

Play: Mike Will Blitz

Setup:

  1. Base Align
  2. Pinch the defensive line
  3. Slant the defensive line inside
  4. QB Contain
  5. Reblitz the linebacker on the left side of the screen that’s in the contain

Overview: This play blitzes 6 people however it gets instant pressure on the QB even when the opponent is blocking an extra person. It is difficult for the opponent to pick up this pressure, so this play can force a lot of bad decisions by the opponent.

Playbook: Detroit Lions

Formation: 4-3 Over

Play: Corner Blitz 3

Setup:

  1. Base Align
  2. Press Coverage
  3. Pinch the defensive line
  4. Slant the defensive line inside
  5. QB Contain
  6. Reblitz the defensive end on the right side of the screen that’s in the contain

Overview: This is a 5-man blitz that brings pressure from the right side of the field. It is key to be able to bring pressure from both sides using the same formation and the same look. This always keeps your opponent guessing.

Playbook: Detroit Lions

Formation: 4-3 Over

Play: Will Blitz 3

Setup:

  1. Base Align
  2. Pinch the defensive line
  3. Slant the defensive line inside
  4. QB Contain
  5. Reblitz the linebacker on the left side of the screen that’s in the contain
  6. Blitz the Middle linebacker
  7. Zone the defensive end on the right side of the screen

Overview: This blitz is very effective because it has a lot of coverage behind it. The blitz comes in from the left side and the whole right side of the field is zoned, leaving only the left side of the field for you to user.

Playbook: Detroit Lions

Formation: 4-3 Over

Play: Cover 6

Setup:

  1. Base Align
  2. Pinch the defensive line
  3. Adjust zones accordingly

Overview: This is a coverage defense for the 4-3 Over formation. You can defend just about any type of pass play from this defense when adjusting your zones to fit what your opponent is doing. Always remember to user a part of the field that you do not already have zones on.