In today’s free tip, we are going over how to stop HB Counter out of the Pistol Ace formation which is a very common running play in Madden 17. This play does a good job of slowing most counter plays in the game and isn’t just limited to the Pistol Ace formation.
You can check it out below.
Playbook: Any 4-3
Formation: 4-3 Stack
Play: Cover 4
- (Optional) Base Align
- Pinch your defensive line and crash them down
- Spread your linebackers
Overview: Getting to the outside of the pulling blockers is the formula for stopping counter runs, and Cover 4 is a very effective way to do that.
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