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Offline psully

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DE Technique
« on: February 25, 2013, 12:27:53 PM »
Hi, I'm a little confused about the DE technique on defending run and pass; at and away. Could someone clarify?

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Re: DE Technique
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2013, 12:48:01 PM »
Hi, I'm a little confused about the DE technique on defending run and pass; at and away. Could someone clarify?

Thank you.


He has no pass responsibilities other than contain rush.  He is a contain player.

See the thread at the link below:

http://www.dumcoach.com/index.php/topic,66.0.html
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Re: DE Technique
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2013, 02:34:17 PM »
FIST Technique

An alternate FIST technique can also be used by either end:


By jrtitan at 2009-02-27

Stance: A two point stance with the inside foot is back with most of the weight on the front foot.  The feet should be inside their shoulders about 6” to 10” apart.  The front foot is the drive foot and the back foot as the balance foot.  The stance is not a contact stance; the upper body should be relaxed and poised for movement.

Alignment: The ends should have their inside foot a yard outside of the offensive tight end or tackle, on a line that is at a 45° angle to the line of scrimmage.  They should be “running” through the stance of their near back key and crowding the ball.

Initial Movement: The ends key the ball for movement.  They read the near back through the tight end or tackle.  The read steps are taken on the line through the near back’s stance.  The initial step is taken with the inside foot. The ends should pick up the direction and movement of the near back, blocking scheme and level of the ball as above.

See archive for further discussion http://dumcoach.com/viewthread.php?tid=3681


In this tech, their read steps are moving in the direction of the near back? Instead of straight up field?
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Re: DE Technique
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2013, 02:44:49 PM »
if i remember correctly, doesnt the 63 defensive end have his inside foot up?

first let me sya im not saying one is right and the other is wrong.  im just wondering the thought as to why the inside foot is back.
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Re: DE Technique
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2013, 03:02:54 PM »
If you go to the thread that was referenced by JR, the Fist Technique was an alternative to the standard. I was just looking for clarification on how the steeps were taken and possibly why you might entertain the idea?
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Re: DE Technique
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2013, 03:19:04 PM »
if i remember correctly, doesnt the 63 defensive end have his inside foot up?

first let me sya im not saying one is right and the other is wrong.  im just wondering the thought as to why the inside foot is back.

We always have our gap side foot up.  The DE's gap foot is his outside foot in that alignment.  I don't think it makes any difference though
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Re: DE Technique
« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2013, 09:25:39 PM »
We always have our gap side foot up.  The DE's gap foot is his outside foot in that alignment.  I don't think it makes any difference though
im not sure it does either but i always like to hear what and why
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