for king and country
- Jan 20, 2007
Ground Game: Hightower – Defense Against the Current
Our initial foray illustrated the basic tenets of halting the run, including one of New England’s rare examples of success against the Jets. However, as we saw in Part 2, when gaps in the line aren’t properly filled by defenders, an offense can capitalize on a cascade of after-effects. In Part 3, we’ll study how critical a defense’s lateral adjustments ‒ or lack thereof ‒ are to their football fortunes.