Deuce runs an excellent blog and this may not be his only appearance on the top 10 blog posts of the year. He does an excellent job of detailing the 4-2-5 defense in general.
Reviewing How Safety Play in Quarters Coverage versus Running Plays and Play Action Passes
This blog post details how the backside safety in a quarters scheme should play the running game and play action. While he uses the 4-3 defense in his examples, this can be applied to other defenses using a quarters scheme. While cover 4 and its variants offer terrific run support, the big play weaknesses scare many coaches away from it. Deuce does a terrific job detailing the intricacies of backside safety play in cover 4, offering some great insight on this important aspect of cover 4/quarters based schemes.
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