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Madden 17: Gun Doubles HB Wk Flanker Screen

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.

Madden 17 Gun Doubles HB Wk - Flanker Screen

Playbook: Denver Broncos

Formation: Gun Doubles HB Wk

Play: Flanker Screen

Setup: None required


  1. (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.

madden 17 fl screen 1

This is how the play should look.  No setup is required.

madden 17 fl screen 2

In this play, the defense looks to be in a cover 3.  You can see our blockers are in good position.

madden 17 fl screen 3

We catch the ball with a lot of open room to run.

madden 17 fl screen 4

We end the play with about a 20 yard gain.

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