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3 Ways to Affect the Game without an Interception

One of my secret pet peeves is hearing a defensive back who did nothing during a game tell me he couldn't make a play because "they didn't throw to my side"....

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This One Thing at Safety Can Help You Make More Plays

By: Chad Wilson IG: @alleyesdbcamp For the casual observer of the game of football and defense in particular, playing safety is easy. When folks compare what appears to be the job of a safety to that of a corner, the instant feeling is that it seems way easier than life on the is...

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5 Sure Fire Ways DBs Can Improve in Practice

BY: Chad WilsonIG: @alleyesdbcamp Practice, practice, practice. It makes perfect as they say. This could also mean that practicing wrong can make you perfectly wrong when game time comes. We don’t want that right? In this article, I will talk about five things defensive bac...

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Doing This In Practice Keeps You From Being a Great DB

By: Chad Wilson IG: @alleyesdbcamp We’re talking about practice. The word and term practice took on a whole new meaning when former NBA great Allen Iverson went on a rant in front of reporters about the lack of importance of practice. Many misunderstood Iverson’s rant...

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Safeties Need This One Thing Over Everything Else

By: Chad Wilson – All Eyes DB Camp I have written several articles about safeties and what it takes to be elite in this blog. Playing safety isn’t just about one thing but there is this one thing that I would take over everything else if I had to boil it down to just ...

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When Studying Film, Don’t Forget the Quarterback

By: Chad Wilson – All Eyes DB Camp First of all, let’s hope you are studying film. If you aren’t doing that then you can go ahead and start counting the days until your defensive back / linebacker career is over. Now that we have gotten that out of the way, let&...

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4 Keys to Covering the Back Out of the Backfield

By: Chad Wilson – All Eyes DB Camp One of the most menacing things to defenses over the last few seasons has been the running back’s involvement in the passing game. If you’re playing a ton of zone, he becomes a check down that runs for first downs. Play him man...

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Dynamic Duos: Troy Vincent & Bobby Taylor

Sometimes you just have to go hire guys to help you out with a problem. No this is not the beginning of the script to a mafia movie but back in the 90’s the Philadelphia Eagles, along with the rest of the league, was getting hit mob style by some guys from Texas. To handle ...

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3 Things Great DBs Must Have

So you want to be a great defensive back right? Well, as I have told you in countless articles on this site, it’s going to take some hard work. Playing DB is not easy but the thrill that comes with the success one achieves by mastering the position has few equals in the fee...

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