Football 101

A collection of articles breaking down some of the terminology used around the game of football.

Football 101: Coverage Shells

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A guide to tactics involving defensive backs in the NFL

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Football 101: Brief Overview of the 4-3 Linebacker Roles in our Base Defense

This is a re-post of a segment of an earlier article I wrote that discusses specifically the roles of linebackers in the 4-3 defense the Dolphins' defensive coordinator runs. It's nothing...

Football 101: Compensatory Picks

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The NFL released the compensatory picks for the 2014 NFL Draft this week. Which made us wonder if everyone knows how compensatory picks work.

Football 101: Free Agency Q&A from the NFL

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The NFL recently published a question and answer press release answering some of the top questions fans may have about free agency. Today, we bring that document to you.

Football 101: DL techniques and gaps

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Our second offseason post to help understand some of the nuances of football. We all watch the game, we all know the terms, but do we really understand? This offseason, we will try to help explain...

Football 101: The West Coast Offense

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Recently, I was asked by a member of the site if there was a way, during the offseason, to put together a kind of Football 101 guide, breaking down some of the common terms that are used, but may...

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