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Madden NFL 2005

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Also on:PS2, Xbox, DS, GBA
GF Rating
8.3

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Gameplay Controls

Madden NFL 2005

MENU CONTROLS
Control Stick UP/DOWN = Highlight menu items. LEFT/RIGHT = Change highlighted item.
Control Pad UP/DOWN = Highlight menu items. LEFT/RIGHT = Change highlighted item.
A Button Select/Go to next screen
B Button Cancel/Return to previous screen

DEFENSIVE CONTROLS - Before the Snap
Control Stick Reposition player
A Button Cycle through defenders
B Button B then A, Y, X, L or R = Call an audible. Cancel an audible (before selecting an audible). B then Z + L = Reset original play (after calling an audible). B then Z + R = Flip play at the line.
X Button Cycle through defenders
Y Button Coverage audibles: Y then Control Pad DOWN = to put the DBs into bump and run, UP = to put the DBs 3-5 extra yards off the ball in loose coverage, RIGHT = to shift the safeties and linebackers into better position to cover their assigned man. Y then Z + L = Reset coverage.
Z Button + L = Coach's cam without defensive assignments. + R = Coach's cam with defensive assignments. + B = Pump up crowd. + A = Call timeout.
L Button Defensive line shifts: L 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 to the right. L then Z + L = Reset defensive line shift.
R Button Linebacker shifts: R 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 then Z + L = Reset linebacker shift.

DEFENSIVE ADJUSTMENTS
Y Button Secondary Adjustments: Y then C Stick Right = To shift the safeties' zone coverage to the right. Y then C Stick Left = To shift the safeties' zone coverage to the left.
Change individual adjustments: Y then A, B, X, L or R (depending on which offensive player you want to matchup against), then press Control Pad DOWN = To bump the receiver, UP = To play off the receiver and RIGHT = To double team the receiver (only if there is a safety in zone coverage already).
L Button Defensive line adjustment: L 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 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 QB spy), LEFT = To blitz to right outside linebacker, RIGHT = To blitz the left outside linebacker.

DEFENSIVE PLAYMAKER
C Stick
Linebacker hook zone/Defensive back deep zone: Highlight player then press UP.
Blitz: Highlight player then press DOWN.
Quarterback Contain: Highlight player then press DOWN twice.
Quarterback spy coverage: Highlight player then press LEFT.
Flat zone: Highlight player then press RIGHT.

DEFENSIVE CONTROLS - After the Snap
Control Stick Move player
Control Pad Move player
A Button Control player nearest to the ball
B Button Dive
X Button Sprint/Shove blocker
Y Button Jump/Intercept/Hands up while rushing QB
Z Button Strip ball
L Button Swat ball. Rip/Spin/Swim when engaged.
R Button Strafe. Rip/Spin/Swim when engaged.
C Stick Hit Stick

OFFENSIVE CONTROLS - Before the Snap
A Button Snap the ball
B Button B then A, Y, X, L or R = Call and audible. B then Z + L = Run original play after selecting an audible. Cancel an audible call (before selecting an audible). B then Z + R = Flip play (at the line of scrimmage).
Y Button Hot Route to a different receiver: Y 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. You may also press the Control Stick to change the receiver's route.
Z Button Z + L = Coach's cam without play diagram. Z + R = Coach's cam with play diagram. Z + B = Quiet crowd. Z + A = Call timeout. Z + L = Reset play.
R Button R then Control Pad = Formation shift.
C Stick LEFT/RIGHT = Switch the direction of a running play. LEFT/RIGHT or UP/DOWN = Hot Route primary receiver.

OFFENSIVE CONTROLS - Rushing
Control Stick Move player/Run
Control Pad Move player/Run
A Button Sprint
B Button Slide/Dive (QB)
X Button Spin
Y Button Cover up/Protect ball
Z Button Stiff arm/Switch ball hand
L Button Juke left
R Button Juke right

OFFENSIVE CONTROLS - Passing/Receiving
A Button Bring up passing icons (when Passing mode is set to NORMAL). Control intended receiver while ball is airborne. Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon. Pull and release quickly to lob pass; pull and hold for a bullet pass.
B Button Dive for pass. Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon. Pull and release quickly to lob pass; pull and hold for a bullet pass.
X Button Sprint. Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon. Pull and release quickly to lob pass; pull and hold for a bullet pass.
Y Button Catch. Scramble/Toggle passing icons OFF/ON.
Z Button Pump fake. Z + Y = Throw ball away while passing icons are up.
L Button Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon. Pull and release quickly to lob pass; pull and hold for a bullet pass.
R Button Pass to the receiver with corresponding icon. Pull and release quickly to lob pass; pull and hold for a bullet pass.
C Stick Direct the nearest receiver

Pull and release quickly to lob pass; pull and hold for a bullet pass.
A Button Switch to closest blocker/receiver
B Button Cut block
X Button Sprint/Power block
Y Button Jump. Change block 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 the Z + L to change to a blocking assignment to the left. Press the Z + R to change it to the right.
C Stick Guide the nearest blocker (on a run play)

OFFENSIVE CONTROLS - After the Play
A Button Bypass cutscene
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
Z Button Z + A = Call timeout
L Button L + R = Instant replay before playcalling screen appears
R Button L + R = = Instant replay before playcalling screen appears

SPECIAL TEAMS
Control Stick Direction/Elevation of kick
A Button Start Kick Meter/Stop Kick Meter upswing/downswing. (Hold) Delay the kick (kickoff only).
B Button B then A, X, Y, L or R = Call an audible. B then Z + L = Reset play. Cancel an audible
Z Button Z + A = Call timeout

KICKOFF/PUNT RETURNING
Control Stick Move return man
Control Pad Move return man
A Button Switch players
X Button Switch players
Y Button Fair catch while controlling return man
Touchback Remain deep in the endzone