Most coverages were designed to combat offenses based out of formations with two running backs and a tight end. While these coverages were great for their time, the game has evolved and defensive coverages must evolve with them. Modern football has created pass first offenses that can shred an unprepared secondary quickly. The days of drop back zone coverages where defenders drop into space and hope the receivers run to them are dead. Pattern Matching Coverages takes the principles of zone defense and combines it with the pressure of man to man techniques. The simple schemes are designed to combat the major passing concepts of modern football and pressure Quarterbacks into making a mistake. Equip your players with the tools to shut down the modern passing game!