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Cover 1 Defense

american football cover 1 defense football training Feb 07, 2024

Man coverage is called based on how man deep defenders are on the field. 

In this coverage, there is ONE DEEP DEFENDER. Thus, this is a Cover One man-to-man coverage.

The defenders are going to match up with a receiver on the offense and follow them around for the whole play. They are trying to deny the receiver from catching the football.

The rest of the defenders are blitzing the quarterback. 

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