A lot of people are calling zone defenses in Madden 17 so today’s free Madden 17 tip goes over a really basic way to beat most zone coverages in the game.
It doesn’t require any setup or complicated reads. We’ve got the full breakdown below.
Playbook: Denver Broncos
Formation: Gun Doubles HB Wk
Play: Flanker Screen
Setup: None required
- (Pre Snap) If defense is in press coverage, you should audible to a different play but the way you can tell if they’re in man coverage is if everyone is pressed across the board.
Overview: This is a very effective screen play to run especially on 3rd downs if you see that your opponent likes to bring pressure. It’s great against Cover 3 and general zone defense looks. If your opponent is in man coverage you’ll want to audible out of this play.
Let’s break this play down in a little more detail.
This is how the play should look. No setup is required.
In this play, the defense looks to be in a cover 3. You can see our blockers are in good position.
We catch the ball with a lot of open room to run.
We end the play with about a 20 yard gain.
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