Defensive Back Articles

In the game of football, defensive backs are the key to shutting down high powered offensive. At the NFL level, DBs match up against the multiple wide-receiver sets, loaded with athletes usually taller and stronger than they are. That's why defensive backs drills work on footwork, and why DBs put a premium on the 40-Yard Dash. You have to be both quick and fast to play football as a defensive back, and STACK's has the inside info to get you there.

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Path to the Pros 2012: Janoris Jenkins

STACK followed dozens of the NFL's top prospects as they hit the gym to get ready for the NFL Combine and beyond. In our Path to the Pros video...

Double Vision: Preview of McCourty Twins' DB-Specific Workout

Even temperatures in the triple-digits couldn't stop Devin and Jason McCourty—aka the McCourty Twins—from demonstrating their DB-specific work...

Explode Out of Your Cuts with Eric Berry's Two-Step Break Technique

Impact players can change the course of a game in one play. Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry is such a player. And when he impacts a game, the opp...

2011 NFL Combine Results: Defensive Backs

All eyes were on the defensive back group on the fourth and final day of testing at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. The group was headlined by two ...

NFL Combine Files: Jalil Brown Preps at IMG Academies

Jalil Brown wants to prove to NFL scouts that he's very capable of playing the cornerback position. After all, he was a mainstay in the secondary fo...

Jack Tatum: 1948-2010

Jack Tatum, the hardest of the hard-hitting NFL defensive greats, died Tuesday, July 26. He was 61 years of age. The former Oakland Raiders saf...

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