Defense

Defense with DC (Week 4): Self-Scouting the Game Plan

The Defensive Coordinator for the USFL’s Michigan Panthers shares his self-scouting lessons learned for optimizing practice efficiency, preparing for opponents’ adjustments, as well as his weekly tips to defend the option – this week from a four-down structure.

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Defense with DC (Week 3): Learning from the Texas-Alabama Game

On this week’s episode, Dan Carrel, DC of the Michigan Panthers, discusses teachable moments and takeaways from the Texas-Alabama game, as well as weekly tips to defend the option.

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Defense with DC (Week 2): Installing a System for Pass Rush Lanes

The DC of the USFL’s Michigan Panthers is back to talk more defense. Coach Carrel shares ideas for best utilizing the seven possible pass rush lanes, third down sims, and option force.

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Defense with DC (Week 1): Keeping Cues Simple and Building Drills Around Them

Michigan Panthers Defensive Coordinator Dan Carrel reviews the Nebraska vs. Northwestern game, addresses tackling, having a system for disguise, differences in quarters coverage, and more.

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Defense with DC (Week 0): Removing the Unknowns

Dan Carrel, DC for the USFL’s Michigan Panthers, focuses on transitioning from camp to games and removing the unknowns of the early season by providing and practicing routines.

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