Defensive Line Technique #’s

Here is a summary of the Technique #’s

  • 0 The Nose Tackle is head up on the Center
  • 0 Shade (not pictured above) but the NT shades the Center to the strong side or the weak side of the defense depending on the strength call.
  • 1  Inside eye/shoulder of the Guard.  (some coaches put this technique in the middle of the A gap)
  • 2 Head up on the Guard.
  • 3 Outside eye/shoulder of the Guard. (some coaches put this technique in the middle of the B gap)
  • 4 Head up on the Tackle
  • 4I (not pictured above) Inside eye/shoulder on the Tackle
  • 5 Outside eye/shoulder of the Tackle.
  • 7 Inside eye/shoulder on the Tight End (some coaches put this technique in the middle of the C gap)
  • 6 Head up on the Tight End
  • 8 Outside eye/shoulder of the Tight end (some coaches put this technique in the middle of the D gap/Outside TE)
  • 9 Off the edge of the TE/line up on a wing, further out than the 8 technique, looking for an angle on rushing the passer.

 

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