This post is the first in our six part series on recognizing defensive coverages.
Cover 2 is a 2 safety defense where the safeties split half the field. In cover 2, the corners typically will play a zone coverage (funnel corner), where their responsibility is to re-route the receiver they line up against into the middle of the field where they have support from the safety above them.
Key identifiers for Cover 2:
Here are the other posts in this series:
Wide receivers may also want to study these 3 other videos: