In this free Madden 16 tip, we are going over a really effective way to get pressure out of the 46 Normal formation while still maintaining good pass coverage behind it.
We are only sending 4 or 5 guys and we get untouched pressure coming through the B Gap. Keep in mind that this concept can be done from any play in the 46 Normal formation.
Formation: 46 Normal
Play: Cover 3
- Base align
- Crash the defensive line down
- Blitz ROLB (on the left side of the screen)
Overview: Getting pressure in Madden 16 is as important as ever with Aggressive Catching being so prevalent in the game. This blitz allows you to not only get a free rusher sending 5, but allows you to get a free rusher sending 4 and play max cover 3 coverage behind it.
Let’s take a look at this play in more detail.
This is how the play should look before we snap the ball.
Right away you will notice that our defensive end comes in untouched between the LT and the LG.
The play ends in a sack before our opponent can go through his reads.
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