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Gameplay Controls

Madden NFL 2001

OFFENSE (Before the Snap)
Directional Buttons Move Reciever in motion (when available) (left/right)
X Button Snap the ball
Circle Button Fake snap
L2 Button Crowd control
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Move Reciever in motion (when available) (left/right)
R3 Button Snap the Ball
Combo #1 Coach's Cam (View Reciever Routes): R2 + Directional Button or Left Stick
Combo #2 Call an Audible: Square and then Square, X, Circle, L1, L2 or R1
Combo #3 Flip play: Square + R2
Combo #4 Pan Camera: R1 + Directional Button or Left Stick
Combo #5 To cancel an audible at the line of scrimmage, press Square + L2 to run the original play
Combo #6 Call a Hot Route: Press Triangle at the line of scrimmage, then press the button symbol of the receiver whose route you want to change. After the receiver's original route is cancelled, Directional Button Up to send him on a fly pattern, Down for a curl pattern, or Left/Right to run an in/out pattern (You may use the left stick to change the receiver's route)
Combo #7 Call Man in Motion: While at the line of scrimmage, Press the Directional Button or Left Stick (Up/Down) to highlight the receiver that you want to put in motion. Press the Directional Button or Left Thumbstick (left/right) to send that receiver in motion

RUNNING
Directional Buttons MOve Player/Run
X Button Sprint
Triangle Button Jump/Hurdle
Square Button Dive/QB Slide
Circle Button Spin
L2 Button Stiff Arm
L1 Button Juke
R2 Button Stiff Arm
R1 Button Juke
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Move Player/Run
Right analog stick (R3 Button when pressed down) Jump/Hurdle (up)/Spin (down)

PASSING
X Button View available receivers (after the snap)/Pass to the receiver with the corresponding symbol
Triangle Button Toggle passing icons
Square Button Pass to the receiver with the corresponding symbol
Circle Button Pass to the receiver with the corresponding symbol
L1 Button Pass to the receiver with the corresponding symbol
R1 Button Pass to the receiver with the corresponding symbol
Combo #1 Throw Ball Away: Triangle + L2 (while passing icons are up)
Combo #2 Route-based Passing: L2 + Receiver Symbol
Combo #3 Pump Fake: R2 + Receiver Symbol

ANALOG PASSING
Right analog stick (R3 Button when pressed down) Select Receiver
R3 Button Pass the ball

RECEIVING
X Button Control intended receiver (while ball is airborne)
Triangle Button Jump for Pass
Square Button Dive for Pass
Right analog stick (R3 Button when pressed down) Jump for Pass (up)
R3 Button Control intended receiver (while ball is airborne)

DEFENSE (Before the Snap)
Directional Buttons Reposition player
X Button Cycle through defenders
Circle Button Cycle through defenders
L2 Button Pump up crowd
L1 Button Defensive line shift
R1 Button Defensive line shift
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Reposition player
L3 Button Cycle through defenders
Combo #1 Coverage Audibles: Triangle then Square, X, or Circle
Combo #2 Call an Audible: Square then Square, X, Circle, L1 or R1

DEFENSE (After the Snap)
Directional Buttons Move player/Run
X Button Control player
Triangle Button Jump
Square Button Dive
Circle Button Sprint
L2 Button Strip Ball
L1 Button Special Move
R2 Button Strip Ball
R1 Button Special Move
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Move player/Run
Right analog stick (R3 Button when pressed down) Dive (down)/Jump (up)
R3 Button Control player

KICKING GAME
Directional Buttons Direction of kick (left/right)
X Button Start Kick Meter/Kick
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Direction of kick (left/right)
R3 Button Start Kick Meter/Kick
Combo #1 Call an Audible: Square and then X, Square or Circle, L1 or R1

KICKOFF/PUNT RETURNING
Directional Buttons Control return man
X Button Switch players
Triangle Button Fair Catch/Kneel
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Control return man
R3 Button Switch players