How do you stop you stop slants, one of the most broken plays, in Madden 21? Many elite Madden players fall victim to their opponent spamming slant routes for their wide receivers, and it is time for their reign to come to an end.
The first defensive scheme to utilize is Cover 3 and adjust to underneath coverage. This will allow the three deeper zones to drop down and they can contest the slants. Both linebackers should be on opposite sides of the field and in hook coverage about 10 yards from the line of scrimmage. This scheme is solid against slants, but if your opponent notices the over-commitment, they could audible streaks and you will get dusted.
How to Stop Slants in Madden 21
Another scheme that tested out and had some success with is coming out in a Cover 2 formation and pressing the defensive backs. This is best utilized when you notice your opponent hitting the tight window immediately off the slant.
The Twitter account, Sportsgamerz, puts out a ton of different tips and tricks for Madden 21 on both offense and defense.
While we can't rely on the Madden developers to nerf broken plays such as slants or out routes, we can do the best we can to take action against them. Hopefully, these suggestions will protect your controller from being spiked into the floor the next time your opponent abuses the slants play.