Rock your resolutions. Take the Dummies challenge and you could WIN $1,000! Get Started.
Football Defensive Back Plays
The Types of Football Linebackers
Football Defensive Alignment Terms

Types of Football Defenses


The flex defense is a 4-3 alignment, but it flexes (moves back) two defensive linemen (DT and DE) off the line of scrimmage by 2 or 3 yards. These two offset linemen read the blocking combinations of the offense and attempt to make the tackle (or the sack) while their teammates try to break down the offense’s blocking patterns.

blog comments powered by Disqus
The Positions in a Football Secondary
Football Defense Terms
Football Defense Keys
Difficult Situations a Football Defense May Face
What Makes a Good Defensive Lineman in Football