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Madden 17: Gun Spread Y Flex – Z In

In today’s free tip, we are going over an extremely effective play to beat Cover 2 defenses in Madden NFL 17.

Check it out below.

Madden 17: Gun Spread Y Flex - Z In (Cover 2 Beater)

Playbook: Detroit Lions Playbook

Formation: Gun Spread Y-Flex

Play: Z In


  1. Put the A/X receiver on a streak and move him over to the other side
  2. Put the X/square receiver on a drag route
  3. Put the B/O receiver on a fade route


  1. Your first read is the Y/Triangle receiver on a a post route
  2. Your second read is the X/Square receiver on a drag route
  3. Your last read is the Rb/R1 receiver on the swing route

Overview: This is a great play to mix in when your opponent is continuously calling Cover 2 defenses.

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6 years ago

Great play! Also works against cover 3 with the drag or fade against hard flat defense.