INSIDE/OUTSIDE PRESSURE WITH COVERAGE IN THE 3-3-5 DEFENSE

DAVID BROWN HEAD FOOTBALL COACH NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL EASTON, PA (610) 216-5760 ballcoach1@netzero.net

COVERAGES
‡ RED (Man Free) ² Used when sending 1 or 2 LB·s ‡ WHITE ² Used when sending all 3 LB·s ‡WHITE BANJO ² Used on combinations blitzes (inside and outside pressure) ‡ 3 (Zone) ‡ 0 (GATOR PACKAGE)

**ALL COLORS ARE A FORM OF MAN COVERAGE

RED COVERAGE RULES

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2 BACKS CORNERBACKS««««««««.MAN #1 LEFT SPUR««««««««««..MAN #2 RIGHT SPUR««««««««««MAN #2 LOU LB«««««..«BLITZ or COMBO #3 MIKE LB««««««BLITZ or COMBO #3 ROB LB««««««.BLITZ or COMBO #3 FREE SAFETY««««««««««.FREE

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1 BACK CORNERBACKS««««««««.MAN #1 LEFT SPUR««««««««««..MAN #2 RIGHT SPUR««««««««««MAN #2 LOU LB«««««.«.BLITZ or COMBO #3 MIKE LB««««««BLITZ or COMBO #3 ROB LB««««««.BLITZ or COMBO #3 FREE SAFETY««.FREE or COVER #3 vs TRIPS««««««««

RED COVERAGE RULES ² CONT.

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³ROCK & ROLL´

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³ROCK & ROLL´

RED COVERAGE Vs. TRIPS

RED COVERAGE Vs. TRIPS OPEN

WHITE COVERAGE RULES

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1 BACK CORNERBACKS«««««.MAN #1 LEFT SPUR«««««««..MAN #2 RIGHT SPUR«««««««MAN #2 LOU LB««««««««««.BLITZ MIKE LB««««««««««BLITZ ROB LB««««««««««.BLITZ FREE SAFETY««««««««...#3

2 BACKS CORNERBACKS«««««.MAN #1 LEFT SPUR«««««««..MAN #2 RIGHT SPUR«««««««MAN #2 LOU LB««««««««««.BLITZ MIKE LB««««««««««BLITZ ROB LB««««««««««.BLITZ FREE SAFETY«««..«#3 Strong

WHITE COVERAGE RULES ² CONT.

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³ROCK & ROLL´

³ROCK & ROLL´

WHITE COVERAGE Vs. TRIPS

WHITE COVERAGE Vs. TRIPS OPEN

WHITE BANJO COVERAGE RULES

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2 BACKS CORNERBACKS«««««««««««MAN #1 LEFT SPUR««««««««....BLITZ or MAN #2 RIGHT SPUR«««««««..«BLITZ or MAN #2 LOU LB«««««««««.BLITZ or COMBO #3 MIKE LB«««««««««BLITZ or COMBO #3 ROB LB«««««««««.BLITZ or COMBO #3 FREE SAFETY««..COVER for BLITZING SPUR

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1 BACK CORNERBACKS«««««««««««MAN #1 LEFT SPUR««««««««....BLITZ or MAN #2 RIGHT SPUR«««««««..«BLITZ or MAN #2 LOU LB«««««««««.BLITZ or COMBO #3 MIKE LB«««««««««BLITZ or COMBO #3 ROB LB«««««««««.BLITZ or COMBO #3 FREE SAFETY««..COVER for BLITZING SPUR

BASE DEFENSE
COVER 3

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#¶s DROP

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HOLE DROP

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HASH DROP

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HASH DROP

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#¶s DROP

C
DEEP 1/3 DEEP 1/3

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DEEP 1/3

LINE MOVEMENTS

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RIGHT OPEN

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LINE MOVEMENTS ² CONT.

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LEFT TIGHT

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LINE MOVEMENTS ² CONT.

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PINCH

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4 MAN RUSH
‡ X (Cover 3 or RED) ‡ BUCK (Cover 3 or RED) ‡ BOB (Cover 3 or RED) ‡ STREAK SWAP (Cover 3 or WHITE BANJO)

X

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X
X = Mike Strong & NG Weak

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BUCK

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RIGHT BUCK OPEN BUCK
Buck = Backer in C Gap

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BUCK (CONT.)

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LEFT BUCK TIGHT BUCK

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BOB/LION

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BOB STRONG LION

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Bob = Backer in B Gap

Lion = Left Backer

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BOB/RHINO

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BOB WEAK RHINO

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Bob = Backer in B

Rhino = Right Backer

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STREAK SWAP

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STREAK SWAP
TIGHT STREAK SWAP OPEN STREAK SWAP

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Streak = Weakside Spur

Swap = Spur & DE Stunt

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4 MAN OUTSIDE RUSH

‡ LINDA (Cover 3 or WHITE BANJO) ‡ SPUR (Cover 3 or WHITE BANJO) ‡ RITA (Cover 3 or WHITE BANJO) ‡ STREAK (Cover 3 or WHITE BANJO)

LINDA/SPUR

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LINDA SPUR

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Linda = Left Spur

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Spur = Strong Spur

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RITA/STREAK

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LEFT RITA TIGHT STREAK

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Rita = Right Spur

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Streak = Weak Spur

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5 MAN RUSH
‡ BEAR (RED) ‡ LAM (RED) ‡ OX (RED) ‡ SWITCH (RED) ‡ RAM (RED) ‡ FOX (RED) ‡ PINCH DOUBLE BUCK (RED) ‡ SMACK (Cover 3)

BEAR

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BEAR
Bear = Left & Right Backer

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BEAR (CONT.)

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LEFT BEAR TIGHT BEAR

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BEAR (CONT.)

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RIGHT BEAR OPEN BEAR

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LAM/OX

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LAM OX

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LAM = ³Lou´ And ³Mike´

OX = Strongside Blitz

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LAM SWITCH/OX SWITCH

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LAM SWITCH OX SWITCH

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Switch = Exchange Gaps; ** Mike ALWAYS goes last

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RAM/FOX

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RAM FOX

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RAM = ³Rob´ And ³Mike´

FOX = Weakside Blitz

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RAM SWITCH/FOX SWITCH

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RAM SWITCH FOX SWITCH

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Switch = Exchange Gaps with ³Lou´ or ³Rob´ going first and ³Mike´ going last

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PINCH DOUBLE BUCK

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PINCH DOUBLE BUCK

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BUCK = Backer in C gap

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SMACK COVER 3

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LEFT SMACK
SMACK = Spur & Mike

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Rob will now be #¶s dropper (flats)

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6 MAN RUSH
‡ ZOO (WHITE) ‡ SIMBA (WHITE BANJO) ‡ BASH (WHITE BANJO) ‡ GATOR (Cover 0) ‡ GATOR OUT (Cover 0)

ZOO

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ZOO
RIGHT, LEFT, TIGHT, OPEN

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ZOO = ALL THREE LB¶s Blitz NOSE - WEAK

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SIMBA

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TIGHT/LEFT SIMBA
SIMBA = Spur, Mike, Backer (DE in A gap)

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SIMBA (CONT.)

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OPEN/RIGHT SIMBA
SIMBA = Spur, Mike, Backer (DE in A gap)

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BASH

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TIGHT/LEFT BASH
BASH = Backer And Spurs

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BASH (CONT.)

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OPEN/RIGHT BASH
BASH = Backer and Spurs

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BASH STILL PHOTO

COVER 0 RULES
S L E N M M C F S C C ³STRONG LEFT´
2 BACKS CORNERBACKS««««««««.MATCH STRONG SPUR««.««..CONTAIN BLITZ WEAK SPUR««««««..««TAILBACK STRONG LB«..««««.««««..SLANT MIKE LB««««««««««.FULLBACK WEAK LB«.«..««««..CONTAIN BLITZ FREE SAFETY«««««««.#2 STRONG
**Secondary ALWAYS runs with motion in Cover 0

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1 BACK CORNERBACKS««««««««.MATCH STRONG SPUR««««..CONTAIN BLITZ WEAK SPUR««««««.««ADJUSTER STRONG LB«.«««««««.«..SLANT MIKE LB««««««««««.FULLBACK WEAK LB«««««..«..CONTAIN BLITZ FREE SAFETY««««««....#2 STRONG
**Secondary ALWAYS runs with motion in Cover 0

GATOR

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GATOR OUT

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7 MAN RUSH

‡ SPECIAL (WHITE BANJO)

SPECIAL

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SPECIAL
SPECIAL = Spurs and Backers

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SPECIAL STILL PHOTO

8 MAN RUSH

‡ SLAMMER (WHITE BANJO)

SLAMMER

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OPEN/RIGHT SLAMMER

SLAMMER = Spurs, Lou, Mike, Rob

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SLAMMER (CONT.)

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TIGHT/LEFT SLAMMER

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SLAMMER = Spurs, Lou, Mike, Rob

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INSIDE/OUTSIDE PRESSURE WITH COVERAGE IN THE 3-3-5 DEFENSE

DAVID BROWN DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL EASTON, PA (610) 814-6255 ballcoach1@netzero.net

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