In today’s Madden School tip, we are going over a play that you can use to beat cover 3 defenses for big gains.

You can check out the full breakdown below.

Playbook: San Diego Chargers

Formation: Gun Empty Base Flex

Play: Middle Hi Lo

Setup:

  1. Put the A/X receiver on a streak
  2. Put the Y/Triangle receiver on a drag route
  3. Put the X/Square receiver on a slant route

Reads:

  1. The main read on this play is the RB/R1 receiver deep
  2. The check downs are the drag and the slant route

Overview: This play completely flood the Cover 3 Zone leaving the RB/R1 receiver wide open for a huge gain. This play is not really made to be ran all the time but a few times a game can result in some big gains.

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