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2002 Defensive Playbook

IF YOU BELIEVE IN YOURSELF, !VE DEDI"!#ION !ND PRIDE !ND NEVER $UI#, YOU%LL BE ! &INNER FOR # E PRI"E OF VI"#ORY IS I' , BU# SO !RE # E RE&!RDS(

I)

DEFENSIVE P ILOSOP Y
a) R*les b) *++le ,) Si+eline Dis,i-line +) S-e,ial Si.*a.ions

II) DEFENSIVE !LI'N/EN#S III) FRON#S !ND DEFENSIVE LINE


a) 0eys fo1 s*,,ess b) R*les .o Play By ,) 2 #e,3 an+ Rea,.ion .o blo,ks +) 4 #e,3 an+ Rea,.ion .o blo,ks e) Ri- an+ Re+i1e,. #e,3ni5*e fo1 #a,kles f) 6 #e,3 an+ Rea,.ion .o Blo,ks 7) 8 .e,3 an+ Rea,.ion .o Blo,ks 3) 'e. offs an+ S.a1.s I) Pass R*s3 !..i.*+es 9) Pass an+ S,1een #e,3ni5*e

IV) LINEB!"0ERS
a) In.1o+*,.ion b) I:-o1.an,e of Lineba,ke1s ,) !li7n:en. an+ S.an,e

+) S.*n an+ Se-a1a.ion e) P*1s*i. f) #a,klin7 ') D1o- ;ones

V)

SE"OND!RY !ND "OVER!'ES


a) P3iloso-3y b) 'ene1al Poin.s on Pass Defense ,) P1in,i-les of /an "ove1a7e +) R*n S*--o1. e) #e,3ni5*e f) #a,klin7 7) S.alk Blo,ks 3) i73 Lea+s an+ Lo< lea+s I) /an vs) /an 9) Se,on+a1y ;one #e,3ni5*e 0) &i+e Re,eive1s Passin7 #1ee L) "ove1 2 an+ = !+>*s.:en.s

VI) S#UN#S VII) !LI'N/EN#S #O V!RIOUS SE#S

I) DEFENSIVE PHILOSOPHY #3e #3eo+o1e i73 S,3ool +efense <ill base i.self o*. of .3e =?4 s,3e:e an+ <ill be vie<e+ as a fo1,in7 *ni.) O*1 ob>e,.ive <ill be +is1*-.in7 offensive -a..e1ns, -*1s*i. of .3e foo.ball, an+ fo1,e offensive *ni.s .o .*1n .3e ball ove1) #3is fo1,in7 *ni. <ill <o1k .o<a1+ eli:ina.in7 .3e offensive 1*nnin7 7a:e by li:i.in7 all 1*ns .o less .3an 2 ya1+s a ,a11y, es-e,ially insi+e .3e o--onen.s o<n =0 ya1+ line) &e <ill also <o1k .o<a1+ s3o<in7 a ve1y ,o:-li,a.e+ +efensive s,3e:e, b*. one .3a. is easy fo1 .3e a.3le.es .o ,o:-1e3en+) #3is .y-e of +efense <ill fo1,e offenses in.o bo.3 :en.al an+ -3ysi,al :is.akes be,a*se :ove:en. alon7 .3e line of s,1i::a7e <ill be ab*n+an.) !lso, .3is +efense <ill no. only fo1,e :is.akes by .3e offense, b*. kee- .3e: in .3e ,on,e-. of .3e 1i: +efense) #3e 1i: +efense 1efe1s .o .3e -e1i:e.e1 of .3e ,o1ne1s an+ safe.ies an+ .3ei1 1ela.ions3i- .o .3e fiel+) /ain.ainin7 -lays <i.3in .3is 1i: <ill eli:ina.e .3e bi7 -lay, .3*s enablin7 .3e +efense .o s-en+ less .i:e on .3e fiel+) What defensive players need to know 2) Un+e1s.an+ .3e basi, a--li,a.ion .o o*1 +efense an+ <3a. .3ei1 in+ivi+*al 1es-onsibili.y is) 2) 0no< .3e s.1en7.3 an+ <eakness of .3ei1 o--onen. an+ .3e o.3e1 :e:be1s of .3e +efense) !he heart of the defense is p"rs"it# P"rs"it is dedi$ation# P"rs"it is persisten$e# P"rs"it is %ettin% to the &all $arrier' &y takin% the shortest ro"te possi&le( and when yo" %et there yo" have to have the desire to deliver a hit#

Its every )an*s responsi&ility to p"rs"e "ntil the whistle &lows# When the p"rs"it has &een %ood yo" $an $o"nt the n")&er of yo"r players aro"nd the &all $arrier+# ,oals 2) 0ee- o--onen. f1o: s,o1in7 2) Eli:ina.e -e1sonnel b1eak+o<ns @:isse+ assi7n:en.s, :isse+ ,alls, :isse+ .a,kles, an+ la,k of effo1.A 4) Fo1,e .*1nove1s by !) 'an7 .a,klin7 B) Dis1*-.in7 offensive -a..e1ns ") In.e1,e-.ions =) Fo1,e lon7 ya1+a7e si.*a.ions 6) Be ve1y a771essive on ea,3 an+ eve1y -lay @200B all .3e .i:eA C) S,o1e :o1e -oin.s .3an .3e offense D) &IN, &IN, &IN F-ND./EN!.LS OF E01ELLEN! DEFENSIVE PL.Y S#!N"E RE"O'NI;E !##!"0 NEU#R!LI;E PURSUI# #!"0LE

H-DDLE !) S3a+eE Se.s .3e 3*++le ,allin7 o*. 3*++le, 3*++le( lo*+ eno*73 fo1 .3e en.i1e +efense .o lo,a.e .3e 3*++le) #3e s3a+e se.s .3e 3*++le fo*1 ya1+s f1o: .3e ball, +i1e,.ly ove1 .3e ball) B) "all Lineba,ke1E ! +esi7na.e+ lineba,ke1 <ill s.an+ in f1on. of .3e 3*++le) e <ill be 1es-onsible fo1 3*++le +is,i-line) "oa,3 a1+e71ee <ill si7nal .3e f1on. an+ ,ove1a7e f1o: o*1 si+eline) #3e lineba,ke1 .3en s.e-s *- .o .3e 3*++le an+ :akes .3e ,all i)e), base, bea1) "oa,3 a1+e71ee .3en si7nals .3e ,ove1a7e .o .3e f1ee safe.y, <3o s.e-s *- an+ :akes .3e ,ove1a7e ,all, ,ove1 2, ,ove1 2) #3e ,all lineba,ke1 <ill .3en say 1ea+y(, eve1yone says b1eak() ") *++le Dis,i-lineE &i.3 .3e li:i.e+ a:o*n. of .i:e <e 3ave .o ,o::*ni,a.e .3e +efensive ,all, i. is i:-o1.an. .3a. ea,3 -laye1 3*s.le .o .3e 3*++le) Be ale1. an+ 5*ie. <i.3 yo*1 3ea+ an+ eyes *-) !he other line&a$ker will $all o"t the down and distan$e) D) /e:be1s -f .3e 3*++le f1on., .3e sa: an+ <ill lineba,ke1s, an+ .3e +efensive line:en <ill be in a .<o -oin. s.an,e, -a1allel .o .3e LoS <i.3 .3ei1 3an+s on .3ei1 knees an+ .3ei1 3ea+ *-) #3e ba,k 1o<, ,o1ne1s, s.1on7 safe.y an+ f1ee safe.y <ill ali7n +i1e,.ly be3in+ .3e f1on. 1o<) UDDLE !LI'N/EN#

"LB B E # # E

" FS SS " B

SIDELINE DIS"IPLINE #3e +is,i-line <e s.1ess in foo.ball s3o*l+ be -1a,.i,e+ eve1y<3e1e yo* 7o in,l*+in7 .3e <ay yo* ,on+*,. yo*1self on ,a:-*s an+ in .3e ,lass1oo:) !s ,oa,3es, <e 3ave 3i+e ,on.1ol ove1 yo*1 ,on+*,. in .3e ,lass1oo:) B*., <e +o eF-e,. ,e1.ain .3in7s of yo* <3ile yo* a1e on .3e si+eline an+ ,o:in7 on o1 off .3e fiel+ +*1in7 .3e 7a:e) I) &3en .3e ball ,3an7es 3an+s an+ yo* a1e ,o:in7 off .3e fiel+ yo* aFe .o 1*n off .3e fiel+ an+ kee- yo*1 3el:e. on *n.il yo* 3i. .3e si+elines) #3e1e is no.3in7 <o1se fo1 .3e :o1ale of .3e en.i1e .ea: .3an .o see :e:be1s of .3e +efensive *ni. li:- off .3e fiel+ <i.3 .3ei1 3el:e.s in .3ei1 3an+s) If yo* a1e .oo aFe+ .o 1*n off .3e fiel+, no.ify .3e +efensive ,oa,3 on .3e si+eline an+ 3e <ill see .o i. .3a. yo* <ill no. 3ave .o 1*n ba,k on.o .3e fiel+ .3e 1e:ain+e1 of .3e 7a:e) Penal.yG 2) !s soon as yo* 1ea,3 .3e si+eline, 1e-o1. i::e+ia.ely .o .3e +efensive ben,3) !f.e1 .3e +efensive fi1s. *ni. is sea.e+, .3en .3e se,on+ *ni. -e1sonnel <ill 7a.3e1 a1o*n+ in a se:i?,i1,le fa,in7 .3e sea.e+ -laye1s) !f.e1 .3e se,on+ *ni. -laye1s a1e -osi.ione+ .3en .3e 1es. of .3e +efensive s5*a+ is .o 7a.3e1 in -la,e be3in+ .3e:) Eve1yone .3en -ay a..en.ion fo1 any ins.1*,.ion f1o: .3e +efensive ,oa,3es? ! +efensive ,oa,3 :ay 3ave so:e.3in7 ve1y i:-o1.an. .o say .o yo* s-e,ifi,ally o1 .o .3e en.i1e +efense as a <3ole) &3en 3e is finis3e+ <i.3 yo*, .3en yo* may 7e. a +1ink, see .3e .1aine1, e.,) Fin+ yo*1 +esi7na.e+ a1ea on .3e ben,3 an+ 1e:ain in .3a. a1ea *n.il .i:e fo1 yo* .o 7o in.o .3e 7a:e) 4) &3en yo* a1e no. in .3e 7a:e, offe1 en,o*1a7e:en. .o .3ose .3a. a1e) &3ile yo* a1e on .3e ben,3, yo* s3o*l+ be,o:e .3e BOB"!#S :os. en.3*sias.i, fan) Yo* a1e 1es-onsible .o <a.,3 yo*1 -osi.ion an+ kno< <3a. is 7oin7 on? !lso ,all -ass( an+ ball( <3en yo* see i.) =) &3en .3e +efense is on .3e ben,3, an.i,i-a.e .3e .i:e <3en yo* <ill be 7oin7 ba,k in.o .3e 7a:e) Fo1 eFa:-leE o*1 offense is on .3e fiel+ in .31ee +o<n .e11i.o1y, i. is .3i1+ an+ lon7 ya1+a7e, an+ <e 3ave >*s. .31o<n an in,o:-le.e -ass) !n.i,i-a.e .3e -*n., .3is is <3en yo* 7e. *- an+ 7e. 1ea+y .o 7o in.o .3e 7a:e) 6) &3en .3e .i:e ,o:es .o 7o on.o .3e fiel+, 1*n on.o .3e fiel+ as a 71o*-) #3is +oes no. :ean >o7 o1 .1o. on, 3*s.le as .3o*73 yo* >*s. ,anno. <ai. .o *nloa+ on so:ebo+y) 'e. o*. of .3e 3*++le 5*i,kly an+ be 1ea+y .o 7o) C) #3e +efensive a1ea on .3e ben,3 is a,1oss .3e 60 ya1+ line a<ay f1o: o*1 lo,ke1 1oo: o1 .ea: 3o*se)

S-DDEN 1H.N,E #3e S*++en "3an7e Si.*a.ion is .3e 1eal .es. of a 71ea. +efense) What Yo" /"st Do2

2) !l<ays 3*++le *- <i.3 .3e ,oa,3 befo1e yo* 7o ba,k in.o .3e 7a:e) 2) 'ain ,on.1ol of yo*1 .3o*73.s an+ 7e. yo*1self 1ea+y .o -lay +efense a7ain) 4) RealiHe .3a. yo* :*s. 7e. yo*1self an+ yo*1 .ea: *- :en.ally) Rise .o .3e o,,asion) =) 'o all o*. .o :ake .3e Bi7 Play yo*1self) 6) Un+e1s.an+ 3o< :*,3 affe,. .3e S*++en "3an7e ,an 3ave on .3e o*.,o:e of .3e 7a:e) I.%s no. >*s. ano.3e1 se1ies) C) #3is is .3e 1eal .es. of yo*1 +efense) RealiHe .3e si.*a.ion an+ a,,e-. .3e "3allen7e) D) &3en yo* s.o- .3e:, yo* <ill 3ave an even 71ea.e1 -sy,3olo7i,al a+van.a7e) #3e S*++en "3an7e si.*a.ion <ill o,,*1 in :os. 7a:es) In .3e ,lose 7a:es o1 bi7 7a:es .3e s*++en ,3an7e si.*a.ions *s*ally +e,i+es .3e o*.,o:e) ! +efense .3a. -lays 3a1+ an+ +oesn%. allo< bi7 -lays ,an -lay <ell if i. ,an al<ays fo1,e .3e o--onen.s offense .o +1ive a lon7 <ay .o s,o1e? Be,a*se .3is +oesn%. al<ays 3a--en, .3e +iffe1en,e be.<een <innin7 an losin7, es-e,ially in bi7 7a:es ,an be 3o< a +efense 1es-on+s .o .3e S*++en "3an7e si.*a.ion) #o be a s*,,essf*l +efense, <e :*s. 3ol+ o*1 o--onen.s .o a F' o1 less in .3e S*++en "3an7e Si.*a.ion) /ake .3e S*++en "3an7e o*1sGGG &3en a s*++en ,3an7e si.*a.ion a1ises yo*%ll kno< <3a.%s a. s.ake an+ .3e i:-o1.an,e of a,,e-.in7 .3e ,3allen7e) Re:e:be1, 3e1e a. #3eo+o1e .3e S*++en ,3an7e is o*1sGGGG &e 3ave a .1a+i.ion of eF,ellen. +efense an+ .3is is one of .3e 1easons)

3EYS !O S-11ESS IN !WO4/IN-!E SI!-.!IONS

2) Un+e1s.an+ .3e i:-o1.an,e of .3is .i:e) 2) 0no< .3e .o.al si.*a.ion Do .3ey nee+ a F' o1 ID .o <inI Do <e <an. .o eF-en+ .i:e1 Do <e nee+ .o 7ain -ossession of .3e ballI Do <e nee+ .o ,onse1ve .i:eI 4 EFe,*.e .3e +efense ,alle+J+is,i-line) =) Play <i.3 -1i+e an+ -oise 6) In,1ease yo*1 in.ensi.y @las. +1ive +1illGA C) #3ink on yo*1 fee.???a+>*s. yo*1 .3inkin7 0no< .3e +o<n an+ +is.an,e) &3a. .3ey like .o +o) "o::*ni,a.e D) Play <i.3 :en.al .o*73ness) K) 0ee- .3e ball insi+e o*1 +efense an+ in f1on.) !) Fla. +efen+e1s +1o- <i+e1 an+ +ee-e1 .o s.o- o*. ,*.s an+ kee- fla. 1o*.es in bo*n+ B) "on.ain 1*s3e1s ,on.ain) ") ILBs +1o-s +ee-e1 .o s.o- +ee- ,1ossin7 -a..e1ns) Fo1,e .3e: .o .31o< in f1on. of yo* *- 3a1+)

!i)e is 5"nnin% O"t and We Need the 6all222


#3is is ano.3e1 ,1i.i,al si.*a.ion .3a. of.en o,,*1s +*1in7 .3e ,o*1se of a season) #3is si.*a.ion ,an ,, nea1 .3e en+ of .3e 7a:e <3en .3e1e a1e less .3an fo*1 :in*.es lef. @in .3e 7a:eA an+ <e i1e .1ailin7 o--onen.) &e :*s. 7e. .3e ball ba,k an+ -1ese1ve as :*,3 +ine fo1 o*1 offense as -ossible) 'ene1al P1in,i-les 2) &3eneve1 -ossible fo1,e .3e ball ea1ne1s o*. of bo*n+s) 2) In s3o1. ya1+a7e si.*a.ions be ale1. .o .3e 3a1+ ,a+en,e @-oiseA .o +1a< .3e +efense off si+es) 4) Be s*1e .a,kle1s @no 3i++en ya1+a7eA se,on+ :an in s.1i- .3e ball) =) !ll lineba,ke1s an+ +efensive ba,ks i::e+ia.ely look .o o*1 ben,3 af.e1 .3e bail is +o<n fo1 a -ossible .i:e?o*. ,all)

Possible S,ena1ios 2s. Do<nE if <e s.o- .3e offense fo1 .31ee ya1+s o1 less, a +esi7na.e+ +efensive line:an <ill fake a knee :-) 2n+ an+ Lon7 eF-e,. a +1a<, s3o1. -ass o1 :o.3e1 1*n) "all .i:e o*. if <e 3ave fo1,e+ a 41+ an+ 4L) 41+ Do<nE ,all .i:e o*. if <e s.o- .3e offense s3o1. of a fi1s. +o<n) @Be a<a1e .3a. if .3e ball is .31o<n an+ .3e -ass is in,o:-le.e, .3e +o,k s.o-s an+ .3e1e is no nee+ .o ,all .i:e o*.A)

Overti)e Sit"ations
2) &e <an. .o be on +efense fi1s.) #3is allo<s *s .o se. .3e .e:-o) I. allo<s o*1 offense .o kno< 3o< :any -oin.s i. nee+s .o <in .3e 7a:e) !) &e <ill eFe,*.e o*1 1e+ Hone 7a:e -lan) B) On 2n+ an+ Lon7M?<e <ill b1in7 so:e fo1: of -1ess*1e o1 :ove:en.) ") On 41+ an+ Lon7)??<e <ill ,on.in*e .o -1ess*1e .3e offense, o1 bl*ff <i.3 Hone -1ess*1e) 2) &e lose .3e ,o1n .oss an+ a1e on +efense se,on+) !) #3e o--osin7 offense nee+s a #D .o <in an+ a F' .o .ie *s) O*1 .3o*73. -1o,ess is a li..le :o1e ,onse1va.ive) &e <ill s.ill eFe,*.e o*1 1e+ Hone 7a:e -lan) B) #3e o--osin7 offense nee+s only a F' .o <in) &e <ill -lay a ve1y 3eavy 1*n +efense) &e <ill bl*ff an+ -ossible s.e: .o .1y an+ fo1,e a :is.ake) &e s.o- .3e offense an+ blo,k .3ei1 F' a..e:-.) So:e 'ene1al #3o*73.s 2) &e nee+ .o 3ave a 2?-oin. +efense 1ea+y)

2) Poise, eF-e,. .3e lon7 ,o*n. No foolis3 -enal.ies 4) On se,on+ an+ .3i1+ +o<n, eF-e,. s,1eens, +1a<s, +elays, ,o1ne1 1o*.es)

=) &e nee+ .o s.*+y a .ea:%s 1e+ Hone offense)

6) &e <ill +is,*ss ove1.i:e on #3*1s+ays?

C) &e ,o*l+ be on +efense .<o ,onse,*.ive se1ies) D) &e only 3ave one .i:e o*. -e1 ove1.i:eN <e <an. .o *se i. s:a1.ly) K) !s al<ays, <e nee+ .o be .o*73 :in+e+ an+ +e.e1:ine+? .3e 7a:e is o*1s .o &inG

Seven Fa$tors !hat .ffe$t Winnin% Foot&all ,a)es

2) 2) 4) =) 6) C) D)

#*1nove1s Bo:bs /en.al E11o1G 0i,kin7 7a:e Foolis3 Penal.ies Las. Ya1+a7e Plays 'oal Lane avin7 .3e o--o1.*ni.y .o <o1k <i.3 4 +iffe1en. 3ea+ ,oa,3es <3o 3ave <on na.ional ,3a:-ions3i-s ea,3 e:-3asiHe+ .3e above) So:e *se+ +iffe1en. <o1+s b*. s.ill s.1esse+ .3e sa:e f*n+a:en.als)

2) 0i,kin7 'a:e? Eve1y +efensive -laye1 :*s. eF,e-. 3is 1ole as a s-e,ial .ea:s -laye1 S-e,ial .ea:s ,ons.i.*.e 2=B @2 of eve1y DA of .3e .o.al -lays, 26B of .3e s,o1in7 an+ nea1ly 60B of .3e .o.al ya1+a7e) 0no< yo*1 >ob an+ +o i. <ell) 2) Los. Ya1+a7e Plays? NeF. .o .*1nove1s, los. ya1+a7e -lays 3ave a +ebili.a.in7 effe,. on .3e offense) P*..in7 .3e offense be3in+ s,3e+*le 1eally 1es.1i,.s .3ei1 o-.ions 2s. +o<n /en.ali.y 4) 'oal line- Re:e:be1, 1e7a1+less of <3a. 3as 3a--ene+ *- *n.il .3is -oin. be,o:es n*ll O voi+ <i.3 a s*-e1io1 effo1. '1ea. .ea:s -lay 71ea. on .3e 7oal line) =) #*1nove1s 6) Bo:bs C) /en.al e11o1s D) Foolis3 Penal.ies

II# DEFENSIVE .LI,N/EN!S B!SE( 8 C D


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IV# LINE6.13E5S
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