Cover 3 is still the most popular defense in Madden 22 so today we are going over one way to beat it deep.

Check out the full breakdown below!

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Playbook: New England Patriots

Formation: Gun Wing Flex Wk

Play: Redzone HB Scissors

Setup:

  1. Make sure you are on the left hash mark
  2. Hot route your A/X tight end to a delayed fade route
  3. Hot route your B/circle tight end to a flat route
  4. Double team the outside most rusher on the right

Reads:

  1. Your primary read against cover 3 defenses is the Y/triangle receiver. Lead pass up
  2. If he is covered, read between your running back and tight end in the flat
  3. Your final read is to release your tight end on the delayed fade route

Overview: This is a big of a different way to beat cover 3 defenses that can be really effective if you need to change it up a little.

Let’s take a closer look at how this play works!

This is how the pre-snap play art should look. Make sure you are on the left hash mark

You can see that the Y/triangle receiver on the crossing route sneaks behind the cornerback on the right side of the screen.

We use the RAC animation to run after the catch and turn it upfield.

The play ends with us walking into the endzone untouched.

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