The Most Important Question About Defense: Is It Gap Sound?

Gap Sound DefenseYou have probably heard the question before. “Is it sound?” Judging whether or not the defense is gap sound is at the heart of building any good package. But what does that mean?

As we continue our series on Basic Defense and work through some of the terms that you’re going to hear repeatedly, but may never get explained, we’ve come to the most important question.

A gap sound defense is one that takes care of all the gaps, no matter what the Offense runs. 4 wide receiver sets, Wing-T formations, Two Tight Ends. In a gap sound defense, all of the gaps are taken care of no matter what.


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