Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: 3-3-5 Odd

Play: Pinch 0

Setup:

  1. Base Align
  2. Show Blitz
  3. Move the LOLB (on the right side of the screen) out towards the sideline until his blitz angle changes
  4. Hot route your blitzing MLB into a yellow zone
  5. (Optional) Put your DT into a QB Spy

Overview: Unless the offense is blocking extra guys, this play will usually bring dual edge heat while only sending 4 or 5 guys.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Nickel 3-3-5 Odd

Play: 3 Buzz Sting Press

Setup:

  1. Base Align
  2. Show Blitz
  3. Move the LOLB (on the right side of the screen) out towards the sideline until his blitz angle changes
  4. Hot route your blitzing MLB into a yellow zone
  5. (Optional) Adjust the zones behind the blitz for better coverage

Overview: This is the Cover 3 zone blitz version of the last play.  It is extremely effective at bringing dual edge pressure to make sure you get at least 1 guy free at all times.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Nickel 3-3-5 Odd

Play: Pinch 2

Setup:

  1. Base Align
  2. Show Blitz
  3. Move the LOLB (on the right side of the screen) out towards the sideline until his blitz angle changes

Overview: If you want to bring quick pressure on a passing play but also want the quick passes to the flats covered, use this version on the blitz concept.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Nickel 3-3-5 Odd

Play: Cover 6

Setup:

  1. Base Align
  2. Show Blitz
  3. Move the LOLB (on the right side of the screen) out towards the sideline until his blitz angle changes
  4. Put your RE (on the left side of the screen) into a purple zone

Overview: This is a 2 man rush that gets pretty consistent outside pressure and completely locks up the left side of the field.  You are responsible for covering the right side of the field with your user.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Nickel 3-3-5 Odd

Play: Overload 3 Sky Press

Setup:

  1. Base Align
  2. Show Blitz
  3. Crash your defensive line down
  4. Put your LE (on the right side of the screen) into a zone

Overview: This is a very consistent 3 man rush that brings edge pressure.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Nickel 3-3-5 Odd

Play: Sam Mike 3 Press

Setup:

  1. Base Align
  2. Show Blitz
  3. Move the LOLB (on the right side of the screen) out towards the sideline until his blitz angle changes
  4. Reblitz your MLB
  5. Put your RE (on the left side of the screen) into a zone

Overview: This is a 3 man blitz, this time with pressure from the right side of the screen.