Taking On The Block

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all football | defensive line

In this defensive line series, you'll see techniques your defensive linemen can use to shoot their hands, separate from the block then get off of the blocker.

Defensive Line: Place The Hands

Part 1 of this football drill works on proper hand placement and eye position for the defensive lineman.

Defensive Line: Shoot and Separate

After the hands are shot to the proper position, your defensive linemen must gain separation from the offensive linemen so he can find the football and move to make the play.

Defensive LIne: Getting Off The Block

2 techniques for getting off the block and to the play are covered. "Push, Pull, Rip" and "Row The Boat" techniques help you teach your defensive linemen the skills they need.