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4 Great Plays From The Chargers Playbook On Next Gen

In this week’s Madden School Film Room update, we are going over 4 plays found in the Los Angeles Chargers’ offensive playbook that work great on both next gen and current gen Madden 21.

Check them out below!

Playbook: Los Angeles Chargers

Formation: Gun Trips TE

Play: Curl Flat

Setup:

  1. (Optional) Smart route the tight end

Reads:

  1. Your main raid on this play is the tight end against man to man coverage
  2. If he is covered, look to the running back or any of the other receivers

Overview: This play absolutely destroys man to man coverage on next gen as well as current gen. If your opponent is sitting in man defense, this play will get him out of it

Playbook: Los Angeles Chargers

Formation: Gun Doubles

Play: RPO Zone Peek

Setup:

  1. None required

Reads:

  1. Just hit the tight end in the flat or hand the ball off to your rb

Overview: This play destroys just about every coverage in the game except hard flats.

Playbook: Los Angeles Chargers

Formation: Singleback Doubles Off Close

Play: Switch X Comeback

Setup:

  1. Hot route the B/circle receiver to a fade route
  2. Motion the tight end to the right
  3. (Optional) Block your running back
  4. Hot route your X/square receiver to a drag route

Reads:

  1. Your primary read on this play is the B/circle receiver deep. Lead pass to the right
  2. If he is covered, look to the X/square receiver on the drag route underneath

Overview: This play works best if you run it from the left hash mark when you are expecting a cover 3 defense.

Playbook: Los Angeles Chargers

Formation: Gun Y Trips Wk

Play: PA Shot Go’s

Setup:

  1. Hot route the X/square receiver to a smart routed out route
  2. (Optional) Put the B/circle receiver on an in route
  3. (Optional) Motion the RB/R1 receiver to the right (he will move a couple steps to the left)

Reads:

  1. Your main read on this play is the RB/R1 receiver deep against cover 3
  2. If he is covered, hit one of your check down options

Overview: This is another cover 3 defense beater that can get open deep. Make sure you have your best receiver in the slot.

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