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    Playing Defense with Soft Corners

    Why aren't we covering those guys?! - Football Study Hall

    ...many teams continue to give receivers big cushions in their defenses and drive modern fans crazy with fear and frustration about allowing the offense to work down the field with the cheap "horizontal" passing game. The reasons that coaches still employ these alignments despite the seemingly obvious downsides of allowing "easy" short passes are multiple and some are less obvious. Here at Football Study Hall we're here to help you understand the non-obvious nature of football.


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    Re: Playing Defense with Soft Corners

    LOL!

    If I had a quarter for every time some idiot on this board complained about "the d-backs playing 10 yards off the receiver" I'd be a very wealthy man.


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    Re: Playing Defense with Soft Corners

    that's a cool site, especially with the X's & O's column; I wish more sports talk would involve these type of discussions - the game and how it's played.


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    Re: Playing Defense with Soft Corners

    Yep, its a lot easier to keep the WR in front of you and make a play than to catch up if you get burnt downfield.



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