11:59 AM - May 19, 2016 by MMChrisS
Yesterday, EA released a plethora of information on important gameplay changes coming to Madden NFL 17.
Among those changes is brand new defensive adjustments, playcalling, assignments, etc. For the first time (in theory) you'll be able to give assignments to players to stop certain plays -- which should even eliminate money plays.
In the past, you called defensive plays like it was an offensive play and then could hot route players to certain assignments. If you were facing an up-tempo team, this was obviously a huge problem. This year you can assign zones to attack certain portions of the field you are getting beat, give defensive players gap responsibilities, and they *should* react to all of this better than they ever have.
It sounds great to us -- but what about you? How do you feel about the new defensive assignment/counters/etc. changes coming to Madden? Sound off by voting in the poll and leave a comment!