Cover 4 Quarters is becoming a more popular defense in Madden 22 so it’s a good idea to have a way to counter it when you see it.

The play below will get your opponent out of Cover 4 Quarters immediately.

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Playbook: Buffalo Bills

Formation: Gum Empty Y Slot

Play: Smash

Setup: None required

Reads:

  1. Your primary read on this play is the A/X running back on his streak route against Cover 4 Quarters, Cover 2 Man, or Cover 2 Zone

Overview: This play absolutely destroys cover 4 quarters defenses. Note that if your opponent has cancelled the matching logic in the Cover 4 quarters by setting his zone drops or protecting the sticks, the play will not work as shown.

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

This is how the play should look pre-snap. You should have your fastest running back in at the A/X spot.

Once the ball is snapped, our running back runs wide open deep downfield.

We catch the ball with no one within 30 yards of us and are able to walk into the endzone.

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