One of the most common requests we’ve received so far is for a money play that doesn’t take a lot in terms of pre-snap setup or post-snap reads, so that is what we are going over in this tip.  This play is extremely basic but works just about every time.

You can view how we recommend that you run this play below.

Playbook: Detroit Lions

Formation: I-Form Twins Flex

Play: PA HB Misdirection

Setup: None required

Reads:

  1. Your primary read on this play is your X/square receiver

Overview: This play works against any man to man defense in Madden 16 and most zone defenses (especially cover 3).  The best part about it is it’s simplicity.

Let’s take a look at this play in more detail.

Madden 16 PA HB Misdirect Screenshot #1

This is how the play should look before you snap the ball.  You can see here that your receiver is in auto-motion so he will be moving before the snap.

Madden 16 PA HB Misdirect Screenshot #2

We have a nice window to throw the ball into against this cover 3 defense.

Madden 16 PA HB Misdirect

We make the catch for a 15 yard gain and we still have some room to run.

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