One of the best features of zone blitzes is how you can create so many different looks for the defense with so few changes. The more I have worked on putting the Zone Blitz manual together than will be released in the next week, the more I find we can do.
In fact, most of the work going on now is shaving it down now from a bulky 80+ pages without including the diagrams, down to a simplified manual of 30 pages or so.So I’m taking a break from that chore to present a really simple way to give the offense fits without blowing your defensive player’s minds. These are three simple variations of the same weak side overload zone blitz, in the 4-3 Defense.Tight Over WAM 3
This is the base Zone Blitz, known as America’s Fire Zone. It is an overload stunt on the weak side. I love the look of this blitz not only in pressuring the passer from the Field, but in attacking the Zone Read play from the side the back is on, making the Quarterback reads more difficult. [Read more...]