The Rise of Positionless Defense in the NFL

Omar Zahran
8 min readSep 13, 2023

Do-it-all safeties, shifting defensive linemen, and the never ending pursuit of confusing and perplexing modern offenses

Anyone that has spent any amount of time over the last few years watching the NBA has probably heard a term used so frequently that it borders on cliche. That term is “positionless basketball”. The game of basketball, like most sports, is constantly tweaking and…

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Omar Zahran

Freelance sports writer fascinated by the stories that our favorite teams and athletes present to us