Football 101: Empty sets
The object of the empty or no-back sets is to spread the defense out and cause coverage mismatches, forcing linebackers to cover in space. It is even more difficult to defend if the offense has a mobile quarterback who can run when the defense displaces its underneath personnel.
In today's class, we will examine why offenses use this no-back package and what makes it so hard to defend.
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