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Cover 0 Defense (Coaching Guide With Images)

By Coach Martin | Football Defense

Cover 0 is an extremely simple defensive scheme to teach players. That’s because it’s a man-to-man defense in which each player in the secondary is given a specific receiver to cover.

All other players are usually just asked to blitz.

It’s a great defense to run against a spread offense because it puts pressure on the quarterback and forces him to make a quick decision.

At the same time, if you want to run the Cover 0, you need to make sure that all your defenders in the secondary can cover really well since they won’t have any extra help over the top from safeties.

They also need to be sure tacklers, as they won’t have help in that department, either.

Here’s a closer look at the Cover 0 defense, including who should run it and how it’s run.

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