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Madden 16 Defensive Hot Routes and Adjustments Just Got Much Easier

With all of the Madden 16 news announced yesterday, some of the smaller improvements got overshadowed.  One of those things is a new feature on defense called, “Quick Adjustments.”

Quick adjustments allow you to make changes to your defense much like you make hot routes on offense.  If you want to blitz your strong safety, instead of scrolling over to him and manually telling him to blitz, you can just push a few buttons and he will know to blitz.

Here is how EA Sports described it:

Defensive quick adjustments give users the ability to adjust any of their defenders on the field without having to manually switch to the defender.

Simply select the group (DL, LB, DB), choose individual adjustment, select the defender and set the assignment.

This addresses a long-standing legacy issue that put the defense at a disadvantage when it came to pre-play adjustments.

Quick adjustments should make it easier to create more complicated defenses in Madden NFL 16 since you no longer have to scroll over to each player individually to make changes.  We will have new defenses using this new technique in our Madden 16 defensive tips section once the game comes out so be on the lookout for that in August.

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  1. How does it work in quarters as there will be 7 dbs

    1. Great question, I am not sure on that.

  2. Sounds like nano heaven. This will get exploited just like all the other things that “STILL CONTINUE TO SHOW ITS UGLY FACE” in all madden games. It’s hard to take this game serious anymore.

    Face catching
    rocket catching
    Glitch plays
    Crazy Over throws
    Boosted CPU speed (lineman catching a WR or speedy RB)

    Too many other ones to add, but you get the point.

  3. This game has a long way to go. I remember when EASPORTS was a highly regarded company, now it’s just living off of past glories.

  4. The defense has the potential to get even better. I just shut Ted Bridgewater down.

  5. can you do this quick adjustments on xbox 360?

    1. I am curious to this also??? Are quick individual adjustments offered on the xbox 360???

  6. When play madden 16 why don’t they call more pass interference especially when the defense bumps the offense after 5 yards or while attempting a catch. To me that simulate real football. Also the punt return and kick off return needs more plays

  7. One more thing when will madden change the single man in motion to multiple men in motion? To me that would make game play way better.