View Full Version : How Cover 2 Became an Endangered Species

09-28-2013, 07:56 PM
For two decades the two-high safety look was a staple of Sunday afternoons. But better quarterbacks, more receivers and quicker routes are altering defensive philosophies....

FULL ARTICLE: The once vaunted Cover 2 pass coverage is on the verge of extinction | The MMQB with Peter King (http://mmqb.si.com/2013/09/25/bears-lions-preview-cover-2-endangered-species/)

Purple Floyd
09-28-2013, 09:57 PM

Mr Anderson
09-29-2013, 09:15 AM
There's nothing wrong with 2 deep safeties. That's not going anywhere. Zone underneath is the problem, especially when you put more receivers on the field.

I think coverage should be simple, and pressure schemes complex.