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April 2007

April 2007


The Slant Stunt in the 4-4 Defense

by: Mark Collins
Defensive Coordinator, Wagner College
© April 2007

The slant stunt is a very effective change-up for teams that implement the 4-4 defense. It is designed to defend teams that have a tight end running attack. It is also very effective against offenses that run the option. Another good reason for using the slant stunt is if you have a quicker and faster defense than the offense you are facing.

The slant stunt involves 7 out of the 8 men in the box. The strategy of the slant stunt defense has the defensive line moving on the snap of the ball and the linebackers reading the course of the ball. The slant needs to be introduced as a gap philosophy defense vs. power run teams and a man responsibility defense vs. teams who run the option. The base alignments of the defense can be seen in Diagram 1. When playing against a non-option team, we will letter the gaps as seen in Diag....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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