3-5 Defense vs. the Spread Offense offers a detailed discussion of how to employ a 3-5 defense to stop a spread offense. The DVD features an overview of the reasons why a team should use a 3-5 to defend the spread, several stunts out of the 3-5 defense, coverage variations, and alignments/techniques for each defensive player. The DVD uses game film cut-ups to demonstrate key principles involved in employing the 3-5. The five-underneath, three-deep coverage concept to stymie a quick-passing game is also discussed.
Among the topics covered:
- Advantages and disadvantages of the 3-5
- Gaps and alignments
- Position keys
- Underneath coverages and keys
- Secondary keys
- Adjustments to trips