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October 1999

October 1999


Zone Pressures

Attacking the Offense with Zone Concepts
by: David Wood
Defensive Coordinator,Widener University
© October 1999

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The philosophy of our Zone Blitz Package at Widener is built upon the following concepts: simplicity, accountability and relentless pursuit to the football. Our package can be run with any of our defensive fronts, everywhere on the field and in all game situations. This allows us to give the offense a lot of different looks while maintaining our shell integrity in the secondary. As a result, we have a system that has multiple looks, is uncomplicated to learn, and looks the same to quarterbacks prior to the snap. (See Diagram 1)

Two years ago we decided to go from a 4-3 to a 3-4 defense based on the personnel we were recruiting. The main goals of our zone blitz package are:


1. Stop the offense from running the football.
2. Make the offense become one-dimensional. ....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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