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Madden 17 Strategy: Gun Bunch Wk – Mesh Post

In this free Madden 17 strategy, we are going over a really nice money play that has multiple open receivers.  There should be a couple receivers open regardless of what coverage the defense is in.

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You can check out today’s free Madden 17 tip below.

Madden 17 Strategy: Gun Bunch Wk - Mesh Post

Playbook: San Diego Chargers

Formation: Gun Bunch Wk

Play: Mesh Post


  1. Hot route your A/X receiver to a slant route
  2. (Optional) Do whatever you want with your running back


  1. Your first read is your A/X receiver on the slant
  2. If he is covered, look to your B/circle receiver on the post
  3. You can also look to the X/square receiver underneath or your tight end in the flats

Overview: This play has a lot of options which makes it hard for your opponent to decide which receiver to try to take away.

Let’s break this play down a little further.

madden 17 strategy 1

This is how the play should look right before we snap the ball.

madden 17 strategy 2

You notice right away that both our receiver on the post route and our receiver on the drag route are open.

madden 17 strategy 3

We fire the pass into the receiver on the post route for a big gain.

Leave a comment

  1. Thanks for the tip! this site has been very helpful. Do you use the cardinals? im looking for depth chart help

    1. We use every team. What questions do you have about their depth chart? Happy to help

  2. thanks for the tip. what is the best way to catch the ball, holding the button, pressing it or is there another way?

    1. It kind of depends on the situation and how close the ball is to you. It really just comes down to feel.

  3. Has anyone else been experiencing a lot of disconnections & getting loses for them?

    1. The EA servers have been down on and off for the last day

  4. how do you truck with devote freeman. are the controls different this year.