Playbook: Philadelphia Eagles

Formation: Singleback Ace

Play: 24 Zone open

Setup:

  1. None

Reads:

  1. Follow the blockers

Overview: This is an effective run to start this formation and ebook off. This play will setup more runs and plays in the long run of this playbook.

Playbook: Philadelphia Eagles

Formation: Singleback Ace

Play: HB Stretch

Setup:

  1. None

Reads:

  1. Follow the blockers

Overview: The Stretch play is one of the more effective runs in Madden 18. In this formation you are able to flip the run back and fourth and your opponent will not be able to tell that you have flipped the play.

Playbook: Philadelphia Eagles

Formation: Singleback Ace

Play: HB Dive

Setup:

  1. None

Reads:

  1. Follow the blockers

Overview: This play is to keep your opponent from committing to the outside runs. The Dive makes your opponent respect the fact that you can run up the middle. Also, this is good to use in a short yard situation.

Playbook: Philadelphia Eagles

Formation: Singleback Ace

Play: WR Quick

Setup:

  1. Run this to your fastest receiver (Recommended)

Reads:

  1. Follow the blockers

Overview: This run play is one of the harder plays to stop in the game. You can take this run to the outside or cut it up the middle. The way the game is programmed the defenders do not really recognize when you cut it up the middle because it is an outside run.

Playbook: Philadelphia Eagles

Formation: Singleback Ace

Play: Skinny Posts

Setup:

  1. Put the A/X tight end on a drag route
  2. Put the Y/Triangle tight end on a drag route
  3. (Optional) Motion the B/O or X/Square receiver in a couple steps to make it appear as the WR Quick play

Reads:

  1. The initial reads are the two drags routes short
  2. Then look for the Posts deep over the middle, use the low-ball feature to throw it to the receiver in between the zone coverage and possession catch
  3. The final check down is the running back on the delay route

Overview: This is a great pass play to use in this formation. This formation is so run heavy having an effective pass play like this makes it even better. Again this keeps you from being predictable.