Madden Mondays Return: Super Bowl XLVI Edition

This post offers up tips for beating short passes in Madden.

In less than a week, the New York Giants will square off against the New England Patriots in a rematch of one of the most incredible Super Bowls ever. In 2008, the Pats took an 18-0 record and one of the greatest offenses of all time into Super Bowl XLII, only to be upset by the Wild Card Giants, 17-14. This year, Eli Manning leads a dangerous Giants passing game against Tom Brady and the Pats' two exceptional tight ends: Rob Gronkowksi and Aaron Hernanadez.

New England really doesn't use an explosive outside receiver. Most of their ball movement comes from lining up their big TEs in multiple formations to create mismatches. In this week's edition of Madden Mondays, @ZFarls and @SGibs show off the best technique for shutting down the quick passes that define the Pats' offensive scheme.

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In less than a week, the New York Giants will square off against the New England Patriots in a rematch of one of the most incredible Super Bowls ever. In 2008, the Pats took an 18-0 record and one of the greatest offenses of all time into Super Bowl XLII, only to be upset by the Wild Card Giants, 17-14. This year, Eli Manning leads a dangerous Giants passing game against Tom Brady and the Pats' two exceptional tight ends: Rob Gronkowksi and Aaron Hernanadez.

New England really doesn't use an explosive outside receiver. Most of their ball movement comes from lining up their big TEs in multiple formations to create mismatches. In this week's edition of Madden Mondays, @ZFarls and @SGibs show off the best technique for shutting down the quick passes that define the Pats' offensive scheme.

If you want to stifle the dominating Patriots offense and win your online games on Super Sunday, view the video below.

For more tips, check out the official Prima Madden Strategy Guide or follow the guys on Twitter.

If you missed our any of our previous Madden Mondays posts, catch up here:

Tips for Play-Action Passing
The Best Way to Cause Turnovers
Playing Zone Defense
Reading Defenses Pre and Post-Snap

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Topics: TOM BRADY | NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS | RECEIVER | NEW YORK GIANTS