Originally Posted by Mr teX
which by default you're giving up the slant..a staple of GB's offense.
Not necessarily. Giving up that cushion is about keeping the play in front of you. Watch the QB, watch the receiver. If it looks like a slant, drive on the ball. It could be an interception, or a highlight reel hit where the receiver can't pull the ball in because he's got a 200lb man running through him.