One of the easiest ways to shut down top Madden players is to play a defense that they can’t replicate in practice mode.
In today’s Madden School tip, we are going over a unique cross-man defense that takes most popular route combinations in Madden 18 away.
Check out the full breakdown below.
Playbook: Baltimore Ravens
Formation: 3-4 Odd
Play: Cover 4 Drop Show 2
- Base Align
- Cross man both inside safety’s on outside WR’s
- Put your MLB in a deep blue zone
- Put both of your corner backs in deep half zones.
Overview: The objective of this play is to stop crossing and drag routes. By cross manning you can defend against this popular concept by giving a cover 2 invert look.
This is an advanced tip that can shut down a lot of high level offenses when used appropriately.
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What if we don’t know which ones are the drag routes? Are certain positions in a formation more likely to run drags? Just wondering but this was a good video