Coffee & Cigarettes: Brophy links to get back to fundamentals

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Still off the grid. Here are some interesting things to read though.

Cripes! Get back to fundamentals...: Dubber: Effectively Measuring Offensive Efficiency
In "Developing an Offensive Gameplan", Brian Billick, using years of statistical data, identifies the four main areas critical to an offense's success (or attributable to its failure).

Cripes! Get back to fundamentals...: Get Back To Fundamentals: Coverages
Here for your reference archives – basic examples of the types of coverages everyone runs; 1-high to 2-high. For more information, click on the hyperlinks/tags of each coverage type for previous entries for more in-depth explanations of what you’re seeing.

Cripes! Get back to fundamentals...: Nick Saban: Middle of the Field Safety Coverage Principles (part III - Cover 1)
Just like it sounds, man-free coverage is man-to-man defense with a free safety in the deep hole (and a linebacker in the shallow hole). Players simply line up and play the respective man across from them.

Cripes! Get back to fundamentals...: Monte Kiffin: 3 Deep Coverage
Monte Kiffin: 3 Deep Coverage

Cripes! Get back to fundamentals...: Ass-Kicking Defensive Line - Rod Marinelli
Ass-Kicking Defensive Line - Rod Marinelli

Cripes! Get back to fundamentals...: Sorting Out 1-Back Protection (2x2 / 3x1)
In this post, I am going to illustrate the simplicity and advantage to spreading the field out with 1-back formations as it pertains to securing the thrower.

Cripes! Get back to fundamentals...: 3-4 Reduction Defense
Marvin Lewis provides an overview of his brand of the 3-4, then goes deep into coverage solutions within this framework. This is another offering from the vault of coaching videos no longer available commercially. It starts off slow and is a little disjointed, but after about 30 minutes, he gains momentum explaining the application this system.

Cripes! Get back to fundamentals...: Tony Dungy on Defensive Back Fundamentals
Another classic from the vault, no longer commercially available. Enjoy

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