4-2-5: The New Base Defense

Generally speaking, the base defense of most football teams is either a 4-3 front (4 defensive linemen with 3 linebackers) or a 3-4 front (3 defensive linemen and 4 linebackers). With their base defense in mind, teams will fill their defensive rosters accordingly to fit the needs that their chosen base defense demands. The 43 … Continue reading 4-2-5: The New Base Defense

Football Terminology: GAPS

You will often see me (and any other person talking football) refer to the word gap, when speaking about both offense and defense, for example "the Mike backer has weakside A gap responsibility". The specific definition of a gap in football terms would be a space between two offensive players or between an offensive player … Continue reading Football Terminology: GAPS