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Madden NFL 2003

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Also on:PS2, GC
GF Rating
8.8

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Gameplay Controls

Madden NFL 2003

BASIC CONTROLS
Directional Pad Move player/Cycle formations (up/down)/Cycle sets when available(left/right)
Left Thumbstick A Button Select sets and formations/Start kick meter/Kick the ball/Snap the ball/Bring up passing icons (when Passing Mode is set to normal)/Switch player
B Button Throw the ball
X Button Throw the ball/Dive
Left Trigger Throw the ball
Right Trigger Throw the ball
Start Pause game
Back Call timeout
Combo #1 Select play: Control Stick or Left Thumbstick Up/Down and then X, A, or B Button

OFFENSE (Before the Snap)
Left Thumbstick Quiet the crowd
A Button Snap the ball
B Button Fake snap
Y Button Cancel an audible (before selecting an audible)
Back Call timeout
Combo #1 Call an audible: X and then X, A, B, Left or Right Trigger
Combo #2 Run original play: X, then White Button
Combo #3 Flip play (at the line of scrimmage: X, then Black Button
Combo #4 Coach's cam (View receiver routes): Black Button + Directional Button (left/right) or Left Thumbstick ((left/right)

RUNNING
Directional Pad Move player/Run
Left Thumbstick Move player/Run
Right Thumbstick Jump/Hurdle (up)/Spin (down)
A Button Sprint
B Button Spin
X Button Dive(RB/WR)/QB Slide (tap) Dive(hold down)
Y Button Jump/Hurdle
Black Button Stiff arm left/right
Left Trigger Juke left/right
Right Trigger Juke left/right

PASSING
Right Thumbstick Pump fake
A Button Bring up passing icons (when passing mode is set to normal)/Pass to the receiver with the corresponding control symbol
B Button Pass to the receiver with the corresponding control symbol
X Button Pass to the receiver with the corresponding control symbol
Y Button Toggle pass icons on/off
White Button Throw ball away (while passing icons are up)
Left Trigger Pass to the receiver with the corresponding control symbol
Right Trigger Pass to the receiver with the corresponding control symbol
Combo #1 Route-based passing: Left Thumbstick + appropriate receiver button

RECEIVING
A Button Control intended receiver
B Button Sprint
X Button Dive for pass
Y Button Jump for pass

BLOCKING
A Button Switch to closest blocker/receiver
B Button Sprint/Engage block
X Button Cut block

AFTER THE PLAY
A Button Bypass cut scene/Hurry players to the line (hold down)
B Button Spike ball
X Button Fake spike ball
Y Button No huddle
Combo #1 Left Trigger + Right Trigger: Instant replay

DEFENSE (Before the Snap)
Directional Pad Reposition player
Left Thumbstick Reposition player/Pump up crowd
A Button Cycle through defenders
B Button Cycle through defenders
Y Button Cancel an audible (before selecting an audible)
Black Button Coach's cam
Back Call timeout
Combo #1 Defensive line shift: Left Trigger, then Directional Button
Combo #2 Reset defensive line shift: Left Trigger, then White Button
Combo #3 Linebacker shift: Right Trigger, then Directional Button
Combo #4 Reset linebacker shift: Right Trigger, then White Button
Combo #5 Call an audible: X Button, then X, A, B Buttons or Left or Right Trigger
Combo #6 Call coverage audible: Y Button, then Directional Button
Combo #7 Reset coverage: Y Button, then White Button
Combo #8 Reset original play (after calling an audible): X Button, then White Button
Combo #9 Flip play: X Button, then Black Button

DEFENSE (After the Snap)
Directional Pad Move player
Left Thumbstick Move player
A Button Control player (nearest to the ball)
B Button Sprint
X Button Dive
Y Button Jump
Black Button Strip ball
Left Trigger Spin move left/right (engaged)
Right Trigger Swim move left/right (engaged)

KICKING GAME
Directional Pad Direction/Elevation of kick
Left Thumbstick Direction/Elevation of kick
A Button Start Kick Meter/Stop Kick Meter upswing (power)/Stop Kick Meter downswing (accuracy)/Delay the kick (hold down)
Y Button Cancel an audible (before selecting am audible)
Back Call timeout
Combo #1 Call an audible: X Button, then X, A, B Buttons or Left or Right Triggers
Combo #2 Reset play: X Button, then White Button
Combo #3 Flip play: X Button, then Black Button