Madden 17 Tips for Better Offense
Use these Madden 17 tips for a better offense to come out ahead at the end of the game. These are essential to mastering the new Madden 17 features and upgrades that EA includes in the game.
You cannot play Madden 17 offense like you did in Madden 16 or you will fail early and often. Use these tips to come out ahead of the competition.
How to Use the Option in Madden 17
You can use the option to devastate your opponents if you know how to use it and when to keep or pitch. The video above walks through the basics of how to use the option in Madden 17.
When you are playing on the field there will not be an indicator to let you know when to hand off and when to keep it, but this will train you on who to watch. When you want to handoff you need to press LB or L1. The best thing to do is try it in training.
How to Throw Away in Madden 17
When the pressure is too much, you can throw away the the ball in Madden 17 by clicking the right stick. This will get rid of the ball. Just make sure you aren’t going to get hit with intentional grounding.
This is more important than in Madden 16, because of the new ball physics that makes your quarterback less likely to hold onto the ball. If the QB’s arm is moving forward to pass or to throwaway, it’s incomplete instead of a fumble. Use that to your advantage.
How to Use Madden 17 Trick Plays
There are new and improved fake plays in Madden 17. Watch the video above to learn more about how these work.
You need to make sure you know what is happening with the play, including knowing what the receiver icon is before you snap because time is limited.
Learn Running Back Ratings in Madden 17
Before you bust a special move in Madden 17, you need to look at your player’s ratings so that you know what moves they are good at.
The new attribute based special moves will work the best if it is a move that your player is actually good at. Yes, ratings matter in Madden 17 and this is one place they really matter.
Look in your Ultimate Team setup or go into team management in the game to learn what the player is best at so you know what moves to user. Your strategy will need to change with your players.
How to use Madden 17 Running Moves
There are more running moves in Madden 17, and you need to learn how to use them correctly if you want to get more yards on offense. You can use precision moves and speed moves. While most of us only use the moves when we are near a tackler, if you use a juke early, you can fake out the defender from yards away to open up path.
You can use Left Trigger to do precision moves. Right Trigger will do a speed move. You can juke, spin, hurdle and you can also cover up the ball or give up the runner to go to the ground.
In all the video above walks you through how to do normal, speed, precision and steerable moves.
How to Throw Fewer Interceptions in Madden 17
If you want to throw fewer interceptions you need to learn how to read coverages in Madden 17. This will allow you to better know what receiver to throw to, when to call an audible and when you need to throw the ball away. Watch the video above to learn what the play likely is and where the defenders will likely go.
Best Plays in Madden 17
The playlist above walks you through the best Madden 17 plays according to Zfarls, who is through 7 of the top Madden 17 plays and working his way up to 17.
How to Celebrate in Madden 17
You can celebrate in Madden 17, just like in older games, and it’s an excellent way to really rub it in when you get the game ending score against an online opponent.
As you run towards the end zone, hold left trigger and right trigger plus A on Xbox One and X on PS4. Left trigger and X will also dive in to the end zone.
If you try this when someone is near, they will likely tackle you and there is a very good chance you will fumble if someone tackles you while celebrating.
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