The last few blitzes in our Nickel 3-3-5 mini scheme covered slower nanos that brought less people on the blitz but provided better coverage and prevented the opposing quarterback to roll out of the pocket.

In today’s free Madden NFL 25 defense, Yoda goes over a way to bring A-Gap pressure from your strong safety.  It is great on 3rd and long or if you know your opponent is passing.

Playbook: 3-4, San Francisco 49ers, many others

Formation: Nickel 3-3-5

Play: SS Mike Blitz

Setup:

  1. Bring your strong safety down toward the line of scrimmage
  2. (Optional) Adjust the coverage behind it to what you want

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