Using a Clamp tag in Quarters coverage
In their preseason matchup with the Browns, the Jets illustrated a common tag within Quarters systems to combat the option route by the #3 WR, in this case, a TE.
The Jets are the premier Quarters team in the NFL. Last year according to PFF, New York ran the coverage more than anyone else. The rise of Quarters has been something I documented this off-season. Below is a historical view of the coverage’s growth in the NFL since 2014.
“The line of demarcation” occurs after the ‘18 season. You know, the year football …