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Cover 2 Variations

Cover 2 is one of my favorite coverages.  It defends the short, quick passing game extremely well and is a good against the run.  It also has many adjustments that can be used to attack the offense and make up for the shortcomings inherent in Cover 2. Below we will examine several of these variations.…

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Nick Saban’s Pattern Match Cover 2

Today we are going to take a look at a pattern match Cover 2 concept used by Alabam Head Coach Nick Saban and Michigan Defensive Coordinator Don Brown.  Saban calls this concept Cut and Brown calls it Eagle. Learn more pattern match concepts in our book, Split Safety Pattern Match Coverages, available now in the store.…

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