Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: 4-3 Under (Flipped)

Play: Cover 4

Setup:

  1. Base Align
  2. Blitz the OLB on the left side of the screen and move him out towards the sideline until his blitz angle changes
  3. (Optional) Put your defensive end on the right side of the screen into a zone

Overview: This play works best when you have an elite pass rusher with good speed at defensive end.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: 3-4 Odd

Play: Cover 4 (Inside Zone Run Stopper)

Setup:

  1. Base Align
  2. Spread your linebackers
  3. Take the MLB on the same side as the running back and move him to the other side (Watch the video for positioning).
  4. When the ball is snapped, just run through the gap and make the tackle.

Overview: This play does a great job of stopping the inside zone running plays.  It is even better because it is only a 3 man rush, so if it does turn out to be a pass you still have good coverage.

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