Systemic Problems- Part III: The 3-4 Defense

Ransom Hawthorne

Ransom Hawthorne

Ransom Hawthorne is an electrician living in central KS. He's married and has two young boys. Born in KS, and raised in Tucson, Ransom spent his middle school years in southern Mexico.
Ransom Hawthorne

Follow @arrowhead_one Systemic Problems- Part III: The 3-4 Defense   •   by Ransom Hawthorne Read “Systemic Problems- Part I: West Coast Offense” –> here. Read “Systemic Problems- Part II: Zone Blocking” –> here. I’m a big fan of the 3-4 defense. It‘s one of the most diverse defensive systems there is. There are many offshoots in the execution and strategy as coaches have branched out from the original strategies governing the system. The trouble with the 3-4 defense is, that it is growing harder and harder to run effectively in today’s NFL. While…

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