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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by rezburna A NASCAR front isnít three LBís lining up on the defensive line. Itís three to four defensive ends. Uhh. Do they all start out and then turn left?...

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Old 08-24-2019, 03:51 PM   #11
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A NASCAR front isnít three LBís lining up on the defensive line. Itís three to four defensive ends.

Uhh. Do they all start out and then turn left?
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Old 08-24-2019, 04:40 PM   #12
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Re: Saints training camp observations (Aug. 22): defense shines on final day of camp, center update, and more

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I was kidding but, my point is when a DL is inconventional it rarely works out. The other team can also make adjustments when they see that front. It's a wash but we will see. It might work against a weaker OL at times. That's a lot of weight given up so the 3rd DE would have to have uncommon power or speed. There is a reason why this is rarely done.
I wouldn't call it unconventional, the formations are usually the same just that you put more speed on the field. Cam Jordan at 3-tech for example. If a guard has to block him alone that's a pretty tough assignment.
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