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Madden 16: Heat Out Of the 46 Normal Formation

In this video we are going over a nice blitz to add into your scheme that does a great job of getting heat in Madden 16.  We are in the 46 Normal formation and the play is called Fire Zone 3.

The full video, written breakdown, and screenshots can be found below.

Madden 16 Heat: 46 Normal - Fire Zone 3

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Playbook:  46

Formation: 46 Normal

Play: Fire Zone 3


  1. Base Align
  2. Show Blitz
  3. Blitz ROLB (right outside linebacker)
  4. Crash your D-line down
  5. (Optional) QB contain and pass commit

Overview: User control the linebacker over the left guard for about 1 second then back up in coverage.  This is a very simple and effective blitz that can be very effective on 3rd or 4th down.

Madden 16 Fire Zone 3 #1

This is how the play should look before the snap.  Remember to hold your MLB over the LG for a second after the ball is snapped.

Madden 16 Fire Zone 3 #2

You can see right away our outside linebacker beats the left tackle and looks to have a free shot at the quarterback.

Madden 16 Fire Zone 3 #3

The play ends in a sack and an 8 yard loss.

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8 years ago

So do you blitz the lolb or the rolb? Video says lolb, description says rolb.

8 years ago

why blitz the ROLB if he’s in a contain? seems pointless