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3-3-5 Defense

Entertainment / Football / 3-3-5 Defense: A variation of the Nickel formation with 3 linemen (2 De & 1 DT), 3 linebackers (2 OLB & 1 MLB), and 5 defensive backs (3 CB, 1 SS & 1 FS). Often called a 3-3 stack. Also called the 'Rule Breaker' due to the fact that it often changes blocking schemes for the offensive line.
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Other Words for Defense

Defense Noun Synonyms: shelter, protection, cover, guard, safeguard, shield

Nickel Defense

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Prevent Defense

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Man-To-Man Defense

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Macaroni Defense

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Left Defenseman

Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Left Defenseman: This is a player who plays along the left side of the rink on defense. MORE

Quarter Defense

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