Over the last few days we have covered how to beat man to man defense and cover 4 defense in Madden 16.  This time we are going over a way to beat cover 3 defenses for touchdowns.

You can check out the full breakdown below.

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Playbook: San Francisco 49ers

Formation: Gun Bunch HB Str

Play: PA WR In


  1. Put your tight end on a streak route
  2. (Optional) Block your running back


  1. Your primary read on this play is your B/circle receiver deep

Overview: This play is designed to be called once or twice per game when you are playing someone who sits in a cover 3 defense all game.  Once your opponent knows it is coming, you shouldn’t expect much success.

Let’s break this play down in more detail.

PA WR In #1

This is how the play should look before we snap the ball.  Remember to put your tight end on a streak route.

PA WR In #2

You can see at this point that our wide receiver coming over the middle of the field could become open.

PA WR In #3

We make the catch with no one anywhere near our receiver.

Madden 16: Gun Bunch HB Str - PA WR In

We walk into the endzone for a touchdown.

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