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Defensive Formations and Schemes 101

Footballbabble has posted a defensive article about defensive formations and schemes. It's a good a read for those wanting to learn about defensive player...

Strong Close Formation Breakdown

The Strong Close formation is one of the most used formations used this Madden 12 football video game season. For those of you who...

Shotgun Formation and Sets

Of all the offensive sets in the game of football, the Shotgun is our favorite to pass from. In the Shotgun, the quarterback lines...

More Passing Options For Football Video Games

Operation Sports has posted an article called "More Passing Game Options Needed in EA Football" that we found interesting. The article goes into detail...

Hide and Seek: Disguising Your Blitz Schemes

American Monthly Football posted an article about disguising blitz schemes. This article goes into great depth about how to create blitz concepts, while making...

A Closer Look At Robber Coverage

Zan over Complete4Ever.com continues to post a high quality of Madden 12 Tips. In this football video game tips breakdown, he shows how Robber...

A look at 4-3 Under and 4-3 Over

ZAN  over at Compete4Ever.com has posted a X’s and O’s football video game tips article that is related to Madden 12 Football.  He explains...

Rex Ryan’s Hybrid-Defense

Scott Carasik over at scardraft.com has posted an article called " The Rex Ryan 3-4/4-3/46 Hybrid". In his article, he talks about Rex Ryans...

Executing within the Four Critical Zones

In this X’s and O’s Football  Football Strategies, we want to focus in on executing the offense on the field. To do so, we divide...

One Gap and Two Gap Techniques

In this X’s and O’s Football breakdown, we thought we would explain what the differences is between one gap and two gap techniques are...

The Pro Game Pass Route Tree

For those of you who don't know what a pass route tree looks like or is, NFP has posted an in-depth breakdown of the...

Common Pass Routes and Route Combos

In the article we posted on X's O's Football called "Passing Routes 101" we broke down several passing routes for runningback, receivers, and tight...

Split Backs Pro – 525 F Post Swing

A staple passing play from the Air Coryell playbook is the 525 F Post Swing. This vertical passing play has the outside receivers (X...

Singleback Formation and Sets

The Singleback (Ace) formation consists of one running back lined up about five to six yards yards behind the quarterback.  Most sets found from...

Gun Bunch Formation Breakdown

The Gun Bunch is a 3x1 formation that has a group of three receivers that are clustered tight on the same side of the...

Cloud Vs Sky Coverage

For this X’s O’s Football breakdown, we thought we would a take a look at Cloud Vs Sky coverage. For those of you who...
Drive Passing Concept

Drive Passing Concept

The Drive passing concept made popular by Bill Walsh as a way to get his flanker or "Z" receiver open. The Drive passing concept...

Understanding Coverages

Here is an excellent in-depth article that was posted by SmartFootball.com about understanding coverages and attacking them with the passing game.  If you haven't...

Seattle’s Cover 3: Six Degrees Of Monte Kiffen

The Tampa 2 was en vogue from the late 90's till around 2012, but the Cover 3 is now the x's and o's style...

What Does MOFO and MOFC Coverage Mean?

ZAN  over at Compete4Ever.com has posted another great X's and O's strategy article. This one involves MOFO (middle of the field open) and MOFC...

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