[Podcast] Protecting the Team

By Keith Grabowski | Posted 7/16/2019

On today’s episode of the Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski shares one of the key concepts stressed by Mike Shanahan at the QB Collective camp this past week: how to protect the team. Grabowski shares different ways in which coaches can help to protect the team during training camp and which situations coaches and players need think about.

Show Notes:

2:00 QB Collective

2:40 Mike Shanahan’s talk about install

4:12 Meaning of “protect the team”

6:22 Ways to protect team in practice – not finishing easy hits in practice

9:20 Holding receivers in practice

12:34 Interior players and defining clear systems

13:38 Pass rush

14:31 Defensive linemen

15:28 Separating aggression into specific drills

16:34 Banned drills

17:55 Team run vs. inside Run

19:18 Practice smart

20:00 Final thoughts


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