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How To Stop Crossing Routes In Madden 19

Today we are going over an advanced defensive tip for Madden 19. New Madden School contributor sSickened goes over how he stops popular crossing routes in online games.

I would caution that this play should only be called if you are a more advanced gamer and know exactly what you are doing.

Check it out below.

How To Stop Crossing Routes In Madden 19


Playbook: Detroit Lions (And many others)

Formation: Dollar 3-2-6

Play: DB Fire 2


  1. Press coverage
  2. QB Contain
  3. Move the blitzing cornerbacks closer to the defensive ends
  4. Man up the FS on the X/square receiver
  5. Man up the SS on the B/circle receiver
  6. Put the MLB on the left into a deep blue or a QB Spy

Overview: I’d only recommend this play to high level Madden players who understand the right situations to call this play and the risks associated with calling the play. If you don’t know what you are doing with this one, it is best to call a different play.

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  1. I’ve run a scheme much like this one. If you don’t have the CB’s in the contain you won’t get the heat you should. Definitely watch for getting beat deep. if someone who knows how to read this catches it, you’re giving up 6

  2. I also like to change it up. blitz both a time or two and then just alternate blitzing CB’s