ROVER = Line up in gap between Wing & TE. On the movement of the ball - shoot inside off hip of TE & then flat down the LOS behind the heels of the O-Line. D Gap responsibility. Wrong shoulder any inside/out block. NOTE: If Wing motions away — contain rush (no wrong shoulder).
DE (Wing Side) = 6 technique head up on TE. On the movement of the ball - shoot off hip of OT & then flat down the line behind the heels of the O-Line. C Gap responsibility. Wrong shoulder any inside/out block.
DT (Wing Side) = Conventional 3 technique — outside shoulder of OG. B Gap responsibility. Wrong shoulder traps.
DT (SE Side) = Conventional 1 technique — inside shoulder of OG. A Gap responsibility.
DE (Split End side) = 4 technique head up on OT. On the movement of the ball — shoot off hip of OG & then flat down the line behind the heels of the O-Line. B gap responsibility. Wrong shoulder any inside/out block.
WILL = line up on outside shoulder of TB (on the LOS). Go through outside shoulder of TB. Contain technique. C Gap responsibility.
S/S = line up on Wing at a depth of 3-4 yds. Squeeze-Contain if Wing blocks Rover. Cover Wing M/M on all passes UNLESS he motions away — then you have the FB M/M.
Mike = Line up 3 yds deep straddling Center's leg to Wing/TE side. You have strongside A gap on plays to you (stay at home if you lose sight of the ball thru mis-direction). If the play goes away — cautious inside/out pursuit. Cover FB M/M on show pass (you may tackle him on his fake on waggle pass).
Corners = line up 7 yds deep on inside shoulder of TE & SE. Cover him M/M. NOTE: Corner on TE side fills vs. run if TE blocks.
F/S = Line up 7 yds deep on inside shoulder of TB. Cover him M/M UNLESS he goes to opposite side — then you have the FB M/M. NOTE: Fill vs. run if TB blocks.
NOTE: Can EASILY adjust the from to a 5-2 LIGHTNING/COV 0:
1. R & W = SAME as 4-3 Lightning Cover 0
2. ENDS = base 4 technique (played straight)
3. ILBers = 30 technique (key Guards)
4. NOSE = base 0 technique
5. ROVER, S/S, S/C, F/S = SAME
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