Originally Posted by dupree89
and then we have this in 2012:
only two teams -- the Bears and Vikings -- consider the cover 2 to be their base defense. Most teams are switching to more combination man coverages, in part to combat the two-tight-end sets growing in popularity (see sidebar). But an even bigger reason for the demise of the cover 2 is the rapid rise of defensive penalties called for big hits.
I don't think we will be running the Tampa-2, that's the point of the article. Kiffins specialty is the 4-3 under, which is already something we run a lot and for which we have the personnel. I think well be seeing a decent amount of man coverage.