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Four Point Stance

What is Four Point Stance?

This is a defensive stance is which the defensive lineman or linebacker bends his knees and places both hands on the ground in front of him. His goal is the balance his weight between his legs and hands, setting him up to move into a running position as quick as possible.

Sporting Charts explains Four Point Stance

Chris Long, the son of former star Howie Long lines up to attack the offense in a four point stance.  For some players this is the quickest way to get off the ball and get to the quarterback.

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