The best way to play D, if you can Dan Leberfeld

It’s simple . . .

While blitzes are awesome when they work, if they don’t, you are short a cover guy, and a savvy QB will usually make you pay for that.

So often the best approach to playing defense, if you can do it, is . . .

“Drop seven guys in coverage and have four guys [create] constant pressure, that’s the best way to play defense and most consistent way to play defense,” said Jets coach Robert Saleh.

The Jets had issues doing this last season due to having a thin defensive line, but this year, with much more talent in the D-Line room, maybe they will be able to get home with four more often this season.


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