Detroit Lions Film Room: Breaking Down the Lions Red Zone Defense

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Red Zone Defense Play 2: (2nd and 4 from the 13 yard line)

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The Packers line up in their base personnel (3WR-1TE-1RB). Cobb is in the slot with Jordy Nelson split out wide. The Lions red zone defense has Louis Delmas playing single high coverage, and the Packers use Nelson on a post route.

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Nelson beats Rashean Mathis in man coverage and works the opening in the defense before the safety or linebacker can fill the void.

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