Getting pressure while maintaining decent coverage behind it is pretty tough to do in Madden 15.  In today’s free Madden 15 tips, SnA Exclusive is going over a few ways to do that out of the 4-3 Odd formation.

Check out the full breakdown below.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: 4-3 Odd

Play: Any


  1. Base align
  2. Shift LB Right
  3. Crash DL Down
  4. (Optional) Re-Blitz either or both OLB’s

Overview: Getting pressure out of 4-3 formations has always been something that’s easy to do in Madden. This year, it’s no different. Using this set up from this particular formation, by crashing the line down you create confusion between the LT/LG of who they are going to block, thus resulting in your RE coming free almost every time, and if he’s picked up, he’s picked up 2 yards into the backfield, thus creating havoc while only rushing 4 as a base D.

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