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.

Playbook: San Diego Chargers

Formation: Gun Bunch Wk

Play: Mesh Post

Setup

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

Reads:

  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.