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Nickel Package for the Odd Stack Defense

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© February, 2009


by Ben Thompson
Defensive Coordinator, Old Mill High School (MD)

Most quarterbacks are taught to identify 1 or 2 high safeties to try and get a pre-snap read on the defense’s coverage.  There are other factors as well, such as, depth of the DB’s, inside or outside leverage, etc.  But when considering the safeties, what does a quarterback read when he sees 3 safeties high and corners at normal depth?  That’s where the Trio package comes in on obvious long yardage passing downs.  In the Odd Stack defense, the OLB’s or spur/bandit players are typically strong safety type players ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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