In today’s free Madden School tip, we are going over a unique route in Madden 22 that can’t be jammed at the line of scrimmage. If your opponent likes to use press coverage, this play will often result in a 1 play touchdown.
Let’s get into it!
Playbook: Run and Shoot
Formation: Pistol Trips Open
Play: Four Verticals
- Make sure you are on the left hash mark
- Your main read on this play is the B/circle receiver against cover 2 man or cover 2 zone defenses.
- If he is covered, you can hot route any of your other receivers to whatever routes you’d like
Overview: This play is really unique because the B/circle receiver’s route can’t be jammed at the line of scrimmage. This can lead to really easy 1 play touchdowns.
Let’s take a closer look at how this play works.
This is how the pre-snap play art should look. Notice how we are on the left hash mark to give our B/circle receiver the most room to work with.
Right after the ball is snapped, while our slot receiver is getting pressed by his defender, our B/circle receiver gets a clean release and is already a few steps ahead of the cornerback responsible for covering him.
We make the catch before the safety has time to get over and help.
The play results in an easy touchdown.
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What if the defensive user shades outside or over the top? Would that negate your WRs free release? I’ll be finding out in about an hour when I lab this up!!
Shading over the top can work to slow it down. He’ll still get a free release but likely won’t beat his guy by as much.
It says Pistol Trips Open and is that in the video but in the pics it is not in Pistol… It is in Gun?
It can be done from either.
Guns Trips Left Open? Or Just Guns Trips Open?