By John Turney
|Ryan with the Jets. Colorization by PFJ|
Here is the 46 alignment.
The is the 46 Hamburger blitz. Both Jack and Charlie blitz and the defensive linemen rush
This is the 46
This one is called the 46 Mike Blitz. Below it there is a short video clip for educational and critical purposes. It is reversed in that the tight end is to the left, and Jack and Charley are to the right and Richard Dent is to the left. You can see Marshall
take the tight end man to man and Otis Wilson and Mike Singeltary blitz with Wilson getting the sack.
46 Mike Blitz (for educational and
This is the 46 59 blitz. In
three linebackers blitz, but Jack is in a blitz-peel technique, meaning if back releases he takes that back but usually, that this all will block him. back man coverage. Again it's
This is the 46 SS blitz. Here it shows the SS blitzing through the A-gap, but that could vary depending if there is a line call that would ask the defensive linemen to twist.
This is the 46 Cover-3 when the 'backers or safety may show blitz, but fall back to a four-under three-deep zone and only the four linemen rush.
Here are a few excerpts from the 1993 Houston Oilers defensive manual. In most playbooks there will be goals set and a defensive philosophy and terminology expressed.
Here are the1993 Oilers defensive goals. In red we have added the actual season totals: