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ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:15 PM) JETS are on the CLOCK!
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:16 PM) Jills pick Lawson
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:16 PM) f*** f*** f***
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:17 PM) Son of a f***ing bitch
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:17 PM) f*** you rex ryan
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:18 PM) He'll be going up against Clady
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:20 PM) MAC AND BOWLES ARE ON THE PHONE
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:20 PM) WHO DO WE GOT?
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:21 PM) I hope Treadwell
azjetfan Icon : (Yesterday, 09:21 PM) Trading down?
azjetfan Icon : (Yesterday, 09:22 PM) Those hats are ugly
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:22 PM) If the JETS go Lynch then the Bryce Petty pick last year was a waste
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:23 PM) 1 min left on the clock
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:23 PM) Pick is in
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:23 PM) The NEW YORK JETS SELECT...
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:25 PM) Darron Lee LB
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:25 PM) Lee
azjetfan Icon : (Yesterday, 09:26 PM) Who?
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:27 PM) WTF
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:27 PM) BULLSHIT PICK
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:27 PM) A LB from Ohio State
azjetfan Icon : (Yesterday, 09:27 PM) Defiantly not an inspiring pick
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:28 PM) GHOLSTON 2.0
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:28 PM) Guy has had 12 sacks in 2 years?? how the hell is that a 1st round pass rusher
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:29 PM) At least we didn't go QB again
ganggreen2003 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:30 PM) You mean GHOSTon
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:31 PM) Not f***ing happy
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:31 PM) I hope I'm wrong tho
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:31 PM) if I'm wrong I will eat m crow
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:39 PM) Some mocks had him top 10
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:42 PM) this guy is small
Jetsfan115 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:45 PM) Most mocks had Lee at 17 to the Falcons
Jetsfan115 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:45 PM) He's a day 1 starter for us. We've needed OLB forever
Jetsfan115 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:46 PM) Plus we generate a great rush from wilk rich and Williams
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:50 PM) I wanted Lawson bad
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:50 PM) f***ing bills
Jetsfan115 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:51 PM) Lee fills a need better
Jetsfan115 Icon : (Yesterday, 09:52 PM) I would have liked tunsil to slide to us though. After east picking great
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 09:52 PM) Would you take Lee over Lawson?
azjetfan Icon : (Yesterday, 09:55 PM) I'm not inspire by that pick. Not even a little
Jetsfan115 Icon : (Yesterday, 10:01 PM) Wasn't an option. Lawson was gone
Jetsfan115 Icon : (Yesterday, 10:02 PM) Lawson is more of a de. We already have too many of those. We only have 1 proven LBer and he's 32 and we run a 3-4. Lee is a day 1 starter
Jetsfan115 Icon : (Yesterday, 10:03 PM) Broncos traded up for lynch
MikeGangGree... Icon : (Yesterday, 10:41 PM) Round 1 is done
2JBallar01 Icon : (Today, 12:43 AM) He will play ILB for us.
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Posted 28 October 2010 - 10:10 AM

We have gone to the chalkboard here at the NFP breaking down plays and schemes in our Inside the Playbook series. A detailed look at what happens on the field.

Today, let’s go to the practice fields of the NFL. A breakdown of the key techniques required to play man-to-man coverage—at all levels of football. Darrelle Revis, Champ Bailey, Charles Woodson, Nnamdi Asomugha, etc. What makes these top tier DBs great on Sundays? Time for a coaching session on man-to-man defense.


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The Jets' Darrelle Revis can play press or off-man coverage.
Routes: Outside of the 3-step game (slant, hitch, fade, smash, china, option), every route in the NFL breaks between 12-15 yards. That’s it. As a DB, you read through the 3-step and get your eyes back to the WR. Know that the comeback, the deep dig, post and 7 (or flag) route break at a depth of 12-15 yards. The WR starts to chop down his feet at eight yards? Simple, get ready for the double move—because there isn’t a route in an NFL playbook that breaks at that depth. No break between 12-15 yards? Turn and run—because that WR isn’t stopping until he gets to the goal line.

Off-man coverage: Toughest thing to play at the NFL level. Requires the DB to pace his backpedal, use his eyes and stay “in phase” with the WR. Leverage is key. If you are playing with outside leverage (with safety help in the middle of the field), you must be able to weave in your pedal and stay on that outside hip of the WR. Flat foot read through the 3-step game (allows CB to break on underneath) and get your eyes back to the WR. Stay on top with enough cushion to turn your hips and run, or to plant and drive downhill on the comeback, curl and dig. But, always know where your help is playing off-man coverage. In Cover 1, stay outside, and in Cover 0 (no safety help) stay inside and use the sideline as your extra help.

Press-man coverage: Hands. All about your hand placement at the line of scrimmage. Strike the WR in the chest plate. If he release inside, strike with your outside hand. If he released outside, strike with your inside hand. Keep your feet lateral and be strong with your hands. As coaches will tell you, don’t “open the gate.” Translation: no need to open you hips and try to punch with your hands. WRs will run right through that and you will be stuck chasing. It is all based on the release. If you can use those hands to disrupt the release of the WR, keep leverage and play to the hip of the route, you will be in a position to make a play. “Mirror” that release and be a physical football player at the line of scrimmage.

Alignments: Know where you are on the field. A “nasty” reduced split? Expect an inside breaking route. The WR aligned with a wide split outside of the numbers? Slant or the fade. Can’t run the 7 route from that alignment. Why? There isn’t enough field to work with. A WR aligned on the top of the numbers? Look for the out route. The formation of the offense will tell you a story even before the ball is snapped. Know your opponent and why he is aligned in that position.

Releases: What is the release telling me? A hard inside release with a vertical stem? Deep dig or the post. An outside release to the sideline? Comeback or fade. In the slot, tougher to prepare for. However, the release tells you where the WR wants to go. Part of the process in indentifying the route before it happens.


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Denver's Champ Bailey is still a top tier corner because of his technique.
Pad level: Applies to every position on the field, but as a DB, it is crucial to success. Keep your pads low and over your feet. Can’t plant and drive when you get too tall in your pedal. Can’t open your hips. Can’t change direction. You must keep those pads low and over your feet. I have seen many DBs—including myself—get toasted playing with a high pad level. 2003 season. A corner-post by the Bucs’ Keyshawn Johnson. My technique was bad. I got too tall playing man coverage. The result? Keyshawn ran right past me for an easy six.

Don’t panic…play the pocket: If you play DB long enough, you will get beat. What we usually see from young DBs in the NFL is flat-out panic at the point of attack—and that usually draws a flag. Don’t grab, don’t hit the receiver and don’t pull the jersey. Get back “in-phase” to the hip of the WR and play the pocket (between the WRs hands at the mesh point). The WR has to bring his hands together to catch the ball. We all know that. If you are beat, stick your hands in the “pocket.” Because, when you play the ball, the ref can’t throw the flag. It sounds simple, because it is. DBs who panic can’t play.

Eyes: Have to play with technique. That is always a key, but if you don’t have the proper eye placement as a DB, none of that matters. Keep those eyes on the hips of the WRs. Can’t forget that, because a WR can’t make a cut without turning and opening his hips. It never fails. And, don’t look in the backfield. There is nothing going on back there that concerns you when you are playing man-coverage. Smart players always have their eyes in the right spot.
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Posted 28 October 2010 - 01:19 PM

would rather have seen the video . thanks cliff
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