For every great scheme you have in your offense, the defense will have an answer. If your passing game is limited to quick passes, the defense will eventually have to cover you outside with extra help.
The standard answer here is to go to a Cover 2 coverage look. Cover 2 uses 5 underneath defenders with two safeties over the top, responsible for the deep halves of the field.
Likewise, if a defense is willing to give up short passes, confident they can tackle your receivers for only a modest gain if they even catch the ball, you will see more Cover 3. Cover 3 is safe, with 3 deep defenders to track down anything that pops past the defensive front.
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