Playbook: Kansas City Chiefs

Formation: 3-4 Bear

Play: Cover 2 Invert

Setup 1 – Right Edge:

  1. Base Align
  2. Pinch your defensive line and crash them down (or to the right)
  3. Blitz the OLB on the right side of the screen.
  4. QB Contain
  5. (Optional) Bluff blitz the ROLB

Setup 2 – Left Edge:

  1. Base Align
  2. Punch and crash your defensive line down
  3. Blitz your MLB
  4. Put your MLB #2 and the OLB on the right side of the screen into coverage.

Overview:  The 3-4 Bear is a great blitzing formation and also great for stopping the run since you have so many guys packed into the box.

This is a starter blitz that you can incorporate to bring quick edge pressure and get quick sacks. Use this play in conjunction with you coverages to confuse your opponent.

Playbook: Kansas City Chiefs

Formation: 3-4 Bear

Play(s): Pinch Buck 0, Pinch Mike 0, Will SS 0

Setup 1 – Pinch Buck 0:

  1. Base Align
  2. Pinch your defensive line and crash them to the left
  3. Put your OLB on the right side of the screen into coverage or QB spy

Setup 2 – Pinch Mike 0:

  1. Base Align
  2. Pinch your defensive line and crash them out (or to the right)
  3. Put your OLB on the left side of the screen into a QB Spy and user him

Setup 3 – Will SS 0:

  1. Base Align
  2. Pinch your defensive line and crash them to the right
  3. Put the OLB on the left side of the screen into a QB Spy and user him

Overview: In my first video I showed you a good zone blitz from the 3-4 Bear, and in this video I demonstrate how you can bring disguised man pressure as well from the same look.

Disguising your coverages and blitzes is one of the most paramount aspects to winning in Madden, and utilizing all of the plays shown gets you well on your way to victory.

Playbook: Kansas City Chiefs

Formation: 3-4 Bear

Setup:

  1. Base Align
  2. Spread your defensive line
  3. User control your strong safety and move him to the middle of the field between your 2 MLBs
  4. (Optional) Use hard flats or cloud flats

Overview: This is a great coverage defense that takes away most options especially if your opponent starts blocking extra guys to slow down the blitzes from this formation.