Playbook: Kansas City Chiefs

Formation: Nickel 2-4-5 DBL A-Gap

Play: Buck Zone Blitz

Setup:

  1. Base Align
  2. Bluff blitz the MLB that is in coverage

Overview: This is an extremely simple setup.  We sacrifice a little coverage and effectiveness to keep it simple but it is still fairly effective.

Playbook: Kansas City Chiefs

Formation: Nickel 2-4-5 DBL A-Gap

Play: Nickel Overload 3

Setup:

  1. Base Align

Overview: This is another extremely simple play that brings pressure from the left side of the screen.

Playbook: Kansas City Chiefs

Formation: Nickel 2-4-5 DBL A-Gap

Play: Mid Blitz

Setup:

  1. Put the OLB on the left into a hook zone

Overview: This play works most of the time as long as there isn’t an extra guy blocking.

Playbook: Kansas City Chiefs

Formation: Nickel 2-4-5 DBL A Gap

Play: Mid Blitz (Version 2 – Dual Edge Heat)

Setup:

  1. Hot route the guy covering the running back to a qb spy and place him over the left tackle.

Overview: After the ball is snapped, wait 1 second over the left tackle and then drop back into coverage.  Every if your opponent is blocking an extra guy, you should still get unblocked pressure.

Playbook: Kansas City Chiefs

Formation: Nickel 2-4-5 DBL A Gap

Play: Nickel Dog 2

Setup:

  1. Base Align
  2. Blitz all your linebackers
  3. Put your OLB on the left into a QB spy
  4. Press coverage
  5. Adjust the zones behind it however you’d like

Overview: This is an extremely advanced blitz that should only be called by people who know what they are doing.  If you call this at the wrong time, you can give up huge chunks of yardage.