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Elite DB

4 Things Every Elite DB Has

By: Chad Wilson – All Eyes DB Camp IG: @alleyesdbcamp There are good DBs, great DBs and then there are elite DBs.  Those three categories of players are separated by a few factors.  Some of those factors are genetics but more so,  they are separated by things that are totall...

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DB on the field

This is the Biggest Weapon A DB Has When He’s On the Field

By: Chad Wilson – All Eyes DB Camp IG: @alleyesdbcamp The huddle breaks,  your assignment jogs out of the pack high up on his toes looking menacing.  The crowd is buzzing in anticipation of any and every bold moment that will unfold.  Perhaps there is a national televis...

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Montana v Washington

Playing DB Isn’t All About Man Coverage

By: Chad Wilson – All Eyes DB Camp I’ve heard it many times. In the debate about who are the best cornerbacks,  some guys get eliminated from the conversation simply because they play too much zone coverage.  “He’s a zone corner” they say and immed...

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Rod Woodson

Know Your DB History: Rod Woodson

What if I told you there was a cornerback out there that had 71 career interceptions,  ran a 4.33 forty,  was a college track champion and was a Super Bowl champion.  Would you be able to name him? Probably not if you were born after the year 2000.  However,  that man exists...

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Everson Walls Dallas Cowboys

Know Your DB History: Everson Walls Dallas Cowboys

Know Your DB History: Everson Walls When you are talking about underrated DBs in NFL History,  Everson Walls is definitely on the list.  Walls was not flashy.  He was not supremely athletically gifted but what he was was a pain in the rear for every offense he faced. Walls was...

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I’m A Coach Not A Trainer

By: Chad Wilson – All Eyes DB Camp We are smack dab in the Internet era and furthermore,  knee deep in the social media movement.  As such,  there isn’t anything we can’t see online from people anywhere and everywhere. One of the biggest things existing on so...

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quaterback

3 Reasons Why Former Quarterbacks Make Great DBs

The GOAT,  Prime Time, Deion Sanders,  Neon Deion was an elite DB,  we all know that.  However,  this new generation may not know what position he played in high school.  Yes, you guessed it,  quarterback. In my time of coaching and training,  I have found that many of my...

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speed is something

For Defensive Backs, Speed is Something but Not Everything

When you enter a pro football training camp as a rookie you are on high alert.  You analyze everything going on around you and assess it all as either and aid or a threat.  Jimmy was a fellow cornerback  in the Seattle Seahawks camp and he was my roommate.  Jimmy ran a 4.2. W...

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shermanarguing

For DBs It’s More Than Just Knowing Your Job

What does the Sam backer have on this play? “I think he has uhhh the flats? Or blitz, blitz, blitz. Man I don’t know,  I just know what I’m supposed to do on that play.” Is that how you sound when a coach is asking you about your defense? Chances are,  i...

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