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Madden 21 Gun Y Off Trips Pats Mini Scheme

Note: This formation is called Gun U Trips Wk in custom playbooks.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Gun Y Off Trips Pats

Play: Pats Out

Setup:

  1. Block the running back
  2. Put the X/square receiver on a streak route
  3. Motion the B/Circle receiver to the left (see video for timing on snap)

Reads:

  1. Against cover 3, your main read is the X/square receiver deep (lead pass to the sideline)
  2. Against cover 2, you can choose between the X/square receiver deep (lead pass inside) or the B/circle receiver on the corner
  3. The tight end runs an amazing route that gets open against just about every coverage in the game except hard flats

Overview: This is both a 1-play touchdown as well as a solid play to mix into your scheme. Only run this play from the right hash mark.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Gun Y Off Trips Pats

Play: Pats Drag Wheel

Setup:

  1. Motion the B/circle receiver to the left
  2. Block the running back
  3. Put the X/square receiver on a streak route

Reads:

  1. If your opponent is in cover 3 and using zone drops, your X/square receiver on the streak route should be wide open
  2. If he is in cover 3 and not using zone drops, hit the B/circle receiver on a quick pass

Overview: The read on this play is always to check if your X/square receiver gets jammed at the line of scrimmage. Only run this play from the right hash mark.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Gun Y Off Trips Pats

Play: TE Deep Out

Setup:

  1. Put your tight end on a streak route
  2. Block your running back
  3. Put the RB/R1 receiver on a drag route and motion him to the left
  4. (Optional) Double team the DE/OLB on the right side of the screen and roll out a little right.

Reads:

  1. If your opponent is using a cover 2 defense with the new zone drops feature, the B/circle receiver will be wide open (because he won’t get bumped at the line of scrimmage).
  2. If he is covered, or if it is a different defense, you have the high low read between the drag route and the deep post route.

Overview: You’ll want to run this play when you are on the left hash mark. If you notice your opponent is using zone drops in a cover 2 defense, call this play (you’ll be able to tell by if the outside cornerbacks jam the outside wide receivers). This will force your opponent out of using the new zone drops feature.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Gun Y Off Trips Pats

Play: HB Power And 5 6 Trap

Setup: None required

Overview: Optionally you can motion the B/circle receiver to the left if you’d like but the blocking is better if you don’t do that.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Gun Y Off Trips Pats

Play: Curl Flats

Setup:

  1. Hot route your tight end to a drag route
  2. Block your running back
  3. Put your B/circle receiver on an in route
  4. Put your X/square receiver on a streak route

Reads:

  1. Your first read is always your tight end on the drag. If he is open, throw it and take your 5-10 yards
  2. If he is covered, you then look to either RB/R1 receiver on the post route or the B/circle receiver on the in route

Overview: This is a simple play with very easy reads but it’s incredibly effective if you do it right.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Gun Y Off Trips Pats

Play: HB Sluggo (Against Cover 3)

Setup:

  1. Hot route the X/square receiver to a streak
  2. Put your B/circle receiver on a drag route
  3. Double team the DE/OLB on the left side of the screen and roll out slightly left

Reads:

  1. Against cover 3 defense, you will want to hit your X/square receiver deep (lead pass to the sideline)
  2. If he is covered, look to the drag route underneath or scramble

Overview: This play should only be called from the right hash mark. You can flip everything and run it to the other side as well but only call it if you are expecting cover 3

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Gun Y Off Trips Pats

Play: Corners

Setup:

  1. Hot route the running back to a wheel route
  2. Do whatever you want with your receivers on the right

Reads:

  1. This is a really easy read between on your running back in the flat on a quick pass and your X/square receiver on the corner route

Overview: Against most defenses, your running back will be open for 5-10 yards.

Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Gun Y Off Trips Pats

Play: Pats HB Screen

Setup: None required

Reads:

  1. Your only read on this play is your HB on the screen

Overview: Optionally you can motion your B/circle receiver to the left to confuse your opponent. HB Screens are very effective this year so make sure to mix this in.

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gziz1
gziz1
3 years ago

usually the 1st ebook you drop is a full one that is fire !!! but this mini scheme is mediocre but i know the full e books will be good. thanks for all the work

calhous123
calhous123
3 years ago

Hey to all my fellow Madden players.

I look at this a little differently. Madden 21 is not even available to us for another 3 days, but Ian and the crew have already given us something to get started with the second the game downloads onto our consoles!

And don’t forget the ton of news items and free tips they’ve been dropping down like hotcakes the past few weeks!

So in my mind, big props as always to the Madden School team!

Looking forward to another great season with you guys!

Sam C.

Gallobo
Gallobo
3 years ago

I think this is a good job to have something we can have before Friday. looking forward to the defense e books.

Rand0429
Rand0429
3 years ago

Any other Defensive tips Besides the e-books? Seems like who ever has the ball last is going end up the winner and doesn’t matter what zone drops or set at the flats cannot get taking away. Users or content with nickel and dimming they way down the field.

noname
noname
3 years ago

Is this formation available in a custom playbook?

mista4thquarter
mista4thquarter
3 years ago

have you guys had the chance to play on a playstation 5 yet? and if so will these playbooks still be relevant?

Steelers86
Steelers86
3 years ago

Hey this is old but I re went to this first ebook and the corners play is very handy for my custom can I please say I’d prefer all your ebooks to be able to add to customs

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