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How To Counter PA Post Shot In Madden 18

In today’s Madden School tip, SnA Exclusive is going over a way to stop one of the most popular plays in Madden 18, PA Post Shot.

You can check it out below.

How to Counter PA Post Shot In Madden 18

Playbook: Baltimore Ravens (Kansas City Chiefs and others)

Formation: 3-4 Bear

Play: Cover 2 Invert


  1. Make sure the Bear formation is stacked to the side of the formation with all of the wide receivers
  2. Base align
  3. Crash your defensive line out
  4. Blitz the OLB on the side of the WR’s
  5. QB Contain or Pass commit

Overview: PA Post Shot is one of the most OP plays in the game right now due to how terrible zone coverage is in it’s current state.

To counter this extremely popular and powerful play, we’re going to basically put a guy in the backfield every snap and force the QB to play into our defense or make a bad read.

Let’s take a closer look at how this play works.

This is how the play art should look when you have the defense set up properly.

You can see right away that our OLB on the left side of the screen is coming in free right away.

We get a sack before the quarterback can get the throw off.

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6 years ago

How bout if I’m using 4-3 defense ?

6 years ago

Does this work the same out of 4-6 normal?

6 years ago

This is trash. Hot route dez to out, or wait a beat then run with QB. Prime example of OP trash gameplay.