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Football Basics - Defensive Formations
About Football's Basics of Football illustrates the various defensive formations that are seen on the football field. Check out all the most common defensive ...
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Football Basics - Dime Defense
The dime defense is a basic defensive formation designed to stop the pass. This page explains which players are used, and illustrates their alignment on the ...
http://football.about.com/cs/a/dimedefense.htm
Football Basics - The 3-4 Eagle Defense
The 3-4 Eagle defense evolved from Buddy Ryan's 46 defense. This page explains which players are used in the 3-4 Eagle formation, and illustrates their ...
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Football Basics - The Over/Under 4-3 Defense
With a simple shift to the Under 4-3, the strength of the defense moves to the weak side. To get from the Over formation to the Under, simply shift the defensive  ...
http://football.about.com/cs/a/over43defense.htm
Football Basics - The 4-4 Defense
The 4-4 defense is a basic defensive formation in the game of football. This page explains which players are used, and illustrates their alignment on the field.
http://football.about.com/cs/a/44defense.htm
Football Basics - The 5-2 Defense
The 5-2 defense is a basic defensive formation in the game of football. This page explains which players are used, and illustrates their alignment on the field.
http://football.about.com/cs/a/52defense.htm
The Basics of the 3-4 Defense in Football - About.com
The 3-4 defense is a basic defensive formation that is widely used today. This page explains which players are used, and illustrates their alignment on the field  ...
http://football.about.com/cs/a/34defense.htm
Football Basics - The 6-1 Defense
The 6-1 defense is actually a variation of the 4-3 formation. This page explains which players are used, and illustrates their alignment on the field.
http://football.about.com/cs/a/61defense.htm
Football Basics - Nickel Defense
The nickel defense is a basic defensive formation designed to stop the pass. This page explains which players are used, and illustrates their alignment on the ...
http://football.about.com/cs/a/nickeldefense.htm
The Basics of the 4-3 Defense - Football
The 4-3 defense is a basic defensive formation that is widely used today. The alignment features four down lineman and three linebackers in the front seven, ...
http://football.about.com/cs/a/43defense.htm
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