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Next Gen Man Beaters

The plays below do an excellent job of beating Cover 2 Man (or most other man to man defenses) for a touchdown.

Playbook: Carolina Panthers

Formation: Gun Trips

Play: Slot Corner

Setup: None required

Reads:

  1. Just hit the A/X receiver deep. Lead pass to the middle of the field

Overview: This is one of the easiest ways to beat cover 2 man. Make sure you have a fast receiver in the A/X spot.

Playbook: Carolina Panthers

Formation: Gun Doubles Y Off

Play: Redzone Scissors

Setup:

  1. Motion the B/circle receiver to the left
  2. (Optional) Block your tight end

Reads:

  1. Your primary read on this play is the B/circle receiver deep.

Overview: This play destroys cover 2 man defense as well. Make sure you have your best receiver in the B/circle spot.

 

Formation: I Form Close

Play: PA Post Shot (Cover 2 Man Beater)

Setup:

  1. Hot route the X/square receiver to a smart routed out route

Reads:

  1. Your primary read on this play is the B/circle receiver deep against cover 2 man. Lead pass up.

Overview: This is a shot play against cover 2 or cover 2 man where our only read is the B/circle receiver deep. You can hot route the tight end and running backs to whatever you would like if you want more receiving options.

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  1. Do any of these still work after patch?
    Also what defense do you recommend for next gen?

    1. Yes they all work after the patch. Defense on next gen is incredibly hard outside of just equipping effective abilities like one step ahead.