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Defending RPOs with 2-Read Coverage

Run-Pass-Options (RPOs) have become all the rage in recent years.  RPOs seek to take advantage of defenders who are in a run-pass-conflict.  This conflict is created because the defender has a gap he must defend in the running game, and a zone he must defend in the passing game.  An offense will execute a run…

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Defending Iso From the 3-3-5

The 3-3-5 Stack defense is an excellent platform for defending the 2-back, I-formation run game.  Today we’ll look at how to defend the isolation play. The  Isolation play attacks the A or B gap and looks to isolate the fullback on the play side linebacker.  As the fullback inserts himself into the line of scrimmage, he…

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