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Old 06-17-2010, 08:47 PM   #4
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Default Re: Who plays weak-side and strong-side LBs in the NFL?

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Originally Posted by TrueDiesel3
Well, weak-side is the one that typically defends the one that has no TEs and that's what Ware does, same with Dumervil. Basically DEs playing LBs in a 3-4 defense trying to get sacks. Isn't the weak-side in a 4-3 defense, typically for those who are good at coverage?
the weak side is (in general) is the QB's blind side...in most cases the TE would line up at the right (assuming the QB is right handed), but could line up anywhere...or come with 2 TEs even...

that wiki page doesn't do a good job of explaining it, but like I said, I don't hear that term used much in refference to LBs anyway...

most of the time you just have you best rusher at ROLB and your best pass defender at LOLB
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