Rent Madden NFL 06 for GC
view large frontback

Madden NFL 06

Not Rentable
GF Rating
8.4

240 ratings

Gameplay Controls

Madden NFL 06
GamePlay: Before using QB Vision in a game setting, play through the Vision and Precision Tutorial located in the Madden Tutorials.

GAMEPLAY CONTROLS - ALL PHASES
Control Stick Move Player
B Button Cancel Audible (Before Selecting Play)
Combo #1 B, Then Z + R = Flip Play at the Line
Combo #2 Z + R = Play Art
Combo #3 Z + L = Coach's Cam
Combo #4 B, Then A, Y, X, L, or R = Call Audible Before Snap
Combo #5 B, Then Z + L = Reset Original Play After Calling Audible
Combo #6 Z + A = Call Timeout

OFFENSE CONTROLS - BEFORE THE SNAP
Control Stick UP/DOWN to highlight eligible player then Control Stick LEFT/RIGHT to send that player in motion.
Control Pad Slide offensive line protection (See L Button)
A Button Snap Ball
B Button Quiet crowd: B button + Z button
X Button Fake Snap
Y Button Hot Route to a different receiver: Y button then the button corresponding to the receiver, then press: Control Pad UP = for a fly pattern, DOWN = for a curl pattern, LEFT/RIGHT = for an in/out pattern, Z + L or Z + R = for a left/right slant pattern, or Control Stick DOWN for a Smart Route. You can use the Control Stick to change the receiver's route.
Z Button Lock on to receiver: Z + L or Z + R then button corresponding to receiver.
L Button Slide offensive line protection: L button then Control Pad UP = spread line, DOWN = pinch line, LEFT/RIGHT = shift blocking left/right.
R Button Formation shift: R button then Control Pad any direction
C Stick LEFT/RIGHT = Switch the direction of a running play. LEFT/RIGHT or UP/DOWN = Hot Route primary receiver.

OFFENSE CONTROLS - RUSHING
A Button Sprint
B Button Slide (Tap). QB Dive (Hold).
X Button Spin
Y Button Cover Up/Protect Ball
Z Button Stiff Arm
L Button Juke Left
R Button Juke Right
C Stick Up = Big Offensive Hit. Down = Back Juke.

OFFENSE CONTROLS - PASSING/RECEIVING
Control Stick Control Precision Passing Ball Placement
Control Pad Control Precision Passing Ball Placement
B Button Dive for pass. Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon. Press and release quickly for lob pass; press and hold for a bullet pass.
X Button Control intended receiver while ball is airborne. Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon. Press and release quickly for lob pass; press and hold for a bullet pass.
Y Button Catch. Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon. Press and release quickly for lob pass; press and hold for a bullet pass.
Z Button Pump fake. Direct the nearest receiver = Pull Z + C Stick any direction.
L Button Swat. Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon. Press and release quickly for lob pass; press and hold for a bullet pass.
R Button Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon. Press and release quickly for lob pass; press and hold for a bullet pass.
Combo #1 Z + Y = Throw Ball Away

OFFENSE CONTROLS - BLOCKING
A Button Power Block
B Button Cut Block
X Button Switch to Closest Blocker
Y Button Jump. Change blocking assignment before the snap: Y then press the button corresponding to the running back or tight end whose passing/blocking route you want to change. Press Z + L to change to a blocking assignment to the left. Press Z + R to change it to the right.

OFFENSE CONTROLS - AFTER THE PLAY
B Button (Hold) Fake spike ball trick play
X Button (Hold) Spike ball to stop the clock
Y Button No huddle/Hurry-up offense, (Hold) to repeat previous play
L Button L + R = Instant replay before playcalling screen appears
R Button L + R = Instant replay before playcalling screen appears

DEFENSE CONTROLS - BEFORE THE SNAP
A Button Choose a player to control (tap to cycle one by one). Switch to closest defender (Hold A + Control Pad to choose player).
X Button Choose a player to control (tap to cycle one by one). Switch to closest defender (Hold X + Control Pad to choose player).
Y Button Coverage audibles: Y then Control Pad UP/DOWN = Bump and run/loose coverage. RIGHT = Shift safeties and linebackers. Y then Z + R = Make defenders go to default positions. Y then Z + L = Reset Coverage.
L Button Defensive Line Shifts: L Button then Control Pad UP = To spread the defensive ends outside the tackles. DOWN = To move the line in tight between the tackles. LEFT = To shift the line left. RIGHT = To shift the line right. L, then Z + L = Reset defensive line shift.
R Button Linebacker Shifts: R Button then Control Pad UP = To spread the linebackers out. DOWN = To move linebackers in tight. LEFT = To shift the linebackers left. RIGHT = To shift the linebackers right. R Button then Z + L = Reset linebacker shift.
Combo #1 Z + B = Pump Up Crowd

DEFENSE CONTROLS - DEFENSIVE ADJUSTMENTS
Y Button Secondary adjustments: Y then C Stick any direction = Shift safeties' zone coverage any direction. Change individual matchups: Y then corresponding button of offensive player you want to match up against , then press Control Pad DOWN = To bump the receiver, UP = To play off the receiver and RIGHT = To double team the receiver with the highlighted defender.
L Button Defensive line adjustment: L Button then C Stick DOWN = To make line crash in, UP = To make line rush to the outside, LEFT = To make line crash left, RIGHT = To make line crash right.
R Button Linebacker adjustments: R Button then C Stick DOWN = To blitz all linebackers, UP = To call off all linebacker blitzes (any LB that had a blitz assignment now goes into hook zone), LEFT = To blitz to right outside linebacker, RIGHT = To blitz the left outside linebacker.

DEFENSE CONTROLS - DEFENSIVE PLAYMAKER
C Stick For Defensive Playmaker, highlight player, then press C Stick UP = Linebacker hook zone/Defensive back deep zone. UP twice to put LBs and DBs into a deep zone. DOWN = Blitz. DOWN twice = QB Contain Blitz. LEFT = Go into QB spy coverage. RIGHT = Play a flat zone. RIGHT twice = Play a curl zone.

DEFENSE CONTROLS - AFTER THE SNAP
A Button Sprint. Shove Blocker.
B Button Dive
X Button Control Player Nearest Ball
Y Button Jump. Intercept. Hands up (when rushing the QB).
Z Button Strip Ball (when not engaged)
L Button Rip/Swim/Spin (when engaged)
R Button Rip/Swim/Spin (when engaged). Strafe (when not engaged).
C Stick Unleash the Hit Stick

KICKING CONTROLS
Control Stick Change Kick Direction/Elevation
A Button Start Kick Meter/Stop Kick Meter upswing/Stop Kick Meter downswing. Switch Players.
X Button Switch Players
Y Button Fair Catch
Combo #1 For a touchback, remain in the endzone after catching the ball.