In today’s Madden School tip we are going over a way to destroy cover 3 defenses with the play “Verticals” out of the Gun Bunch formation.

Check out the full breakdown below!

Playbook: Indianapolis Colts

Formation: Gun Bunch

Play: Verticals

Setup:

  1. Put the X/Square receiver on an out route and smart route him
  2. (Optional) Put the B/O receiver on a drag route.

Reads:

  1. The main target is the RB/R1 receiver deep overtop the zones
  2. If that is not there look for the running back out of the backfield 
  3. Finally, if you put the B/O receiver on a drag you can check it down to him

Overview: Here we cover a quick and easy way to beat Cover 3 zones in one play from the Gun Bunch formation. Since a formation like this is very popular it is good to add this play into your arsenal for online games.

Madden 21 Unlimited