In today’s free Madden School tip, we are going over a good run defense in Madden 17 that stops most of the popular runs you will see online.

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Playbook: Cleveland Browns

Formation: 3-4 Odd

Play: Cover 4 Drop Show 2


  1. Base Align
  2. Bring the safeties down a few yards
  3. Hard flat or cloud flat the outside zones

Overview: This is phenomenal run defense that will work against just about every run in Madden 17. The main focus however is to show how to stop the infamous Power O run that most of the online community is now running. This play will completely lock up that run and force the opponent to do something else on Offense.

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