Today we are breaking down a 4 man B gap nano blitz in the Nickel Normal formation. It features a more complicated setup, so if you are new to Madden games or just don’t like making adjustments on defense, check out some of our other Madden 17 defenses like 3-4 Bear Pinch Dog 3 or Dime Normal 3 Double Sky.
Let’s dive right into it.
Playbook: Multiple D
Formation: Nickel Normal
Play: Overload 3 Seam
- Man Align
- Crash the defensive line down
- Put the right side of screen defensive end in a QB spy
- Put the right side of screen defensive tackle in a Hook zone
- Move the left side of the screen blitzing corner down to the line of scrimmage and a step to the right.
Overview: Make sure in your settings that defensive auto flip is set to off otherwise this play may not work. The positioning of the blitzing cornerback does take a little bit of practice but once you get it down, it is very easy.
Let’s go over this blitz in more detail.
This is how the play should look pre-snap. You can see it is a little weird which is why this tip is for more advanced players who are comfortable with unconventional defenses.
Most of the time, the blitzing corner should shoot in between the left tackle and the left guard.
You can see on this play how big that opening is. We have a free shot at the quarterback.
We end the play with a sack and 8 yard loss.
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