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How to Lock On in Man Coverage

If you are going to be an effective cornerback at your level or even a quality nickel back,  at some point you are going to have to be able to play some form of press coverage.  A big part of being good at it is going to be your ability to stay with the route &hellip...

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Get a Hold of Your Tackling Skills Defensive Backs

By: Chad Wilson IG: @alleyesdbcamp Tackling is an essential skill for any defensive back in football. Whether you’re a cornerback, safety, or nickelback, your ability to bring down the ball carrier is critical for the success of your defense. With so many defenses opting...

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Stop Dropping the Ball! 6 Ways for DBs to Get their Ball Skills Right

Defensive backs (DBs) play a crucial role in preventing the opposing team’s passing game from gaining the upper hand. To do this effectively, DBs need to possess exceptional ball skills. Ball skills refer to the ability to track, catch, and defend passes, and they are an...

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Celebrating the Hardest-Hitting Safeties in NFL History

By: Chad Wilson – Editor All Eyes DB Camp Blog IG: @alleyesdbcamp In the world of American football, certain players are known for their bone-rattling hits that can change the course of a game in an instant. Safeties, with their ability to read plays, cover ground, and d...

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How to Defend the Slant Pattern: A Guide for Defensive Backs

How to Defend the Slant Pattern: A Guide for Defensive Backs The slant pattern stands as one of the most efficient and effective routes a wide receiver can run. However, for defensive backs, defending the slant requires a combination of skill, anticipation, and technique. In t...

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The Greatest Press Man Cornerbacks in NFL History

Throughout the storied history of the National Football League (NFL), certain cornerbacks have etched their names into the book of football greatness. Among these extraordinary athletes, a select few stand out as the true masters of press man coverage. In this article, we jump...

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4 Big Mistakes You Are Making in Zone Coverage

By: Chad Wilson IG: @alleyesdbcamp Wouldn’t it be nice if we could just line up in man coverage all the time without getting tired or having the offense do things to beat it? Of course, that would be simple but it’s not reality so every defense has to be able to ru...

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A Guide for Defensive Backs in Defending the Fade Pattern

By: Chad Wilson IG: @alleyesdbcamp In the intricate game of football, the fade pattern serves as a potent weapon in an offense’s playbook. Designed to exploit a receiver’s height and or speed advantage, this play involves a deep pass to the corner of the end zone. ...

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Mastering the Art: How to Read the Quarterback as a Safety in Football

Safeties serve as the last line of defense, responsible for safeguarding against deep passes and providing crucial support in various coverages. One of the key skills that sets great safeties apart is their ability to read the quarterback’s intentions. By studying the qu...

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