MatchQuarters DB 101: Denzel Ward vs. Tee Higgins

I break down the technique used by the Cleveland Browns' CB Denzel Ward to defend a Fade route by the Bengals Tee Higgins.

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Image: Cleveland Browns

» In this episode, I talk about:

  • Stance and alignment in Cover 1 by an outside CB

  • Adjustments to a severe outside ‘speed’ release

  • Getting into phase versus a Fade route and what is a ‘Red Line’

  • When to look back when defending a Fade

  • Positioning coaching points to eliminate ‘track meets’

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Through video film breakdowns, I simplify complex concepts and use examples to visually reinforce the techniques and their application on game day.