Madden Mondays: How to Beat Man Coverage

Learn how to beat man coverage in Madden from the writers of the Madden Prima strategy guide in STACK's Madden Monday series.

If you want to win Madden 13 games online, you've got to be able to beat man coverage. Period. Inexperienced player think a zone defense covers more of the field, but that's why they're inexperienced. Most decent players default to playing man-on-man single coverage, because it's more effective than a more complex zone.

Don't be fooled by all the different bubbles on the play-call screen. You have to know the routes to take and adjustments to make against a man defense in order to move the ball on offense.

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If you want to win Madden 13 games online, you've got to be able to beat man coverage. Period. Inexperienced player think a zone defense covers more of the field, but that's why they're inexperienced. Most decent players default to playing man-on-man single coverage, because it's more effective than a more complex zone.

Don't be fooled by all the different bubbles on the play-call screen. You have to know the routes to take and adjustments to make against a man defense in order to move the ball on offense.

In our regular Madden Mondays posts, we'll pass along tips from @SGibs and @ZFarls, the guys who literally write the Prima Strategy Guide for Madden every year. Last week, we opened the 2012 season with a look at how to properly run the triple option with Cam Newton. This week, we show you can't-fail tips and tricks for getting open against one-on-one coverage.

 

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