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Better Rivals podcast: Defending Chip Kelly’s spread offense

David and Oscar continue with Scheme Month by looking at how defenses might attempt to combat Chip Kelly’s spread offense. 

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On this week’s episode of the Better Rivals podcast, Scheme Month keeps on keepin’ on as we explore some of the tactics used to defend the spread offense that Chip Kelly’s 49ers might see in 2016. What is the spread offense? What sort of problems does it create for the defense? And how can the defense solve those problems? All that, plus where does the Aaron Lynch suspension leave the 49ers at outside linebacker, some happy life news, and jelly or jam?

Note: For those that didn’t tune in to the Facebook Live feed (and don’t want to go watch), here is the image we reference when discussing hybrid fronts: