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  1. 7 points
    Yip, time has come for me, due to various and recent occasions, ro hang up my madden cleats for the forseeable. I'v had fun, I've had rants( many of ) and I'v had hundreds of great games against great opponents. Most of all I've met many a good friend on here and that you can't take away from anyone. Play hard play strong but most of all, just have fun. It's a game, not a living. Brian.
  2. 3 points
    Don’t let Al lure you to the FIFA side. If you’re going footy you must go PES it can’t be any worse then that dogs**t FIFA game his year
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    I don't find the defensive side too hard on this game - sure there is a tendency to get beat every now and then on big plays but in the end it all comes down to situational awareness. A few tips I would have for a few guys out there. 1. Be aware of the situation - 3rd and Long is most likely going to be a pass play - pass commit (L2/LT + up on the right stick) make sure you're not in base get those DB's out on the field. I generally follow the rule of thumb of 3 WR = Nickle; 4 WR = Dollar/Dime ; Anytime the distance is 15+ Quarters. If you're getting burnt by a TE consider treating as a WR so he has a DB on him with the speed. 2. Alternate your coverages; too often people stay in zone - cover 3 & cover 2 and alternate between the two. Whilst this isn't necessary bad, however against better players who know how to beat zone this will get carved up by flooding those zones. Mix in some Man/Cover 1/Man Blitzes 3. Don't be afraid to get burnt, too often people will play conservative and stay in 4 man rushes for 90% of the game. Mix it try sending that extra LB or two - the idea is you can never let the offense get comfortable - you might get burnt once or twice but your setting your opponent up. For instance I would send blitzes from the left every now and then which would open the flats - I'll give my opponent those easy reads to start the game then take them away on the 2nd drive. The 1st 2-3 drives are the mot important. 4. Coache adjustments - don't be afraid to use them at the start of your game - if you have physical DB's get them to play the man, if you're opponent is pass happy switch on the aggressive pass rush.
  5. 3 points
    I've heard a blue pill improves the performance of your D
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    I actually think I am after Berty and Riggler had gone on to pastures new, well FIFA for Berty I joined about the same day/week as Berty (so we were both kinda the longest at the time, before he left the madden leagues) when ToffDuff and AndyL recruited us for what was then CGN and we only had the one league with no scouting or draft changes back then as you all know, that league was Madden PFL and Madden Bowl III iirc (The first two seasons only had 10 players all in). I feel priviledged to have been a part of the these leagues for that length of time, watching the league, change and grow to what it is today, as well as the joy and laughter I've had with all you guys at one time or another, including the meet ups. I am sad at leaving and I shall miss the games and the fun, the banter and of course, drafting the Bears every year, but you guys are continuing and that's more important to the league. Catch you all on the flip side.
  7. 2 points
    Take care mate, the Bears won't be the same without you.
  8. 2 points
    you took at least 30 years off my life waiting on you coming back to finish the game off phil when you decided to take the longest time out in history so u could make a late night fry up lol ask @Diodex lol
  9. 2 points
    Take it easy @Burnzee Boyee You never know your appetite for madden might return when 19 comes around, time heals all @DaBurg864
  10. 2 points
    Aww, no way Bri, you're almost the last bastion of Madden leagues come play FIFA instead
  11. 2 points
    49ers play-off games Ken planning on living well in to his 90s
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    @Burnzee Boyee Sad to see u leave m8 was nice to meet u few years back at madden meet up top bloke best luck in whatever u do m8 .. ye very true it is only game trooper
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    Sorry to hear you leaving us buddy. Will no doubt see you around in the forum's. I like most take it to the extreme the amount of time dedicated to Madden. Totally understand the need to step back especially after what's sounds like a garbage year. All the best in every walk of life pal. Craig
  14. 2 points
    When I retire I want to take my wife to all the Tennis Grand Slam in one year I would love to see the Golf Grand Slam in one year Ashes match in Australia Been lucky to see FA Cup Finals, England Football & Cricket, NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA
  15. 2 points
    Just when I think they can't get any worse. Jerry Jones thought he'd pulled the Prom Queen with Dak last season. This season he's finally put his hand down her pants and found a huge schlong... Come back Tony Romo!
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    Moving away from the Irish let me present @Stefennn the man with the Beard which has no rivals. Pros - Blocking machine - A beard you could only dream of having yourself - Pretty good at running the ball - Has a pretty decent team - Capable Pash Rusher - Not Irish #irishtakedown Cons - Will make that one block that will set up a 90 yard rush TD but you'll end up forgetting the 10 other times he failed. - Defensive coverage isn't the best. - Route Running or lack therof. Best Position: Head Coach/Defensive Co-Ordinator Role - Offensive Line (Exclusively) & Defensive Line
  19. 2 points
    https://www.easports.com/madden-nfl/news/2017/november-update
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    Next up it's @rugbydan92 Pros: - Juke master; this guys skills with that right stick is crazy good. - Can actually run routes with the half back and does them well. - Possibly the best RB I've played with thus far. - Great at getting pressure using the defensive line. - If he calls for a toss; don't ignore him chances are his taking it to the house. Cons - Still doesn't know the rules - clock management is the worst of all time. - Can't cover for s**t! - Gets confused which team he needs to throw to when his the QB. - Accurate passer - to the other team - Don't ask him to run routes with the WR gets confused easily. - Irish #irishtakeover Best Position: Head Coach (doesn't have the team good enough for the dance) Role - Running Back extrodionare (seriously best RB I've ever played with s**te at everything else mind) & Defensive Line
  21. 2 points
    Starting things off with the Scout report let me present @LiquidSolid999 Pros: - Provided his not in coverage can play good defense - Defensive Line only. - Lays some good blocks from time to time - Relatively reliable running the ball - Defense play calling isn't too bad Cons - Never let him play QB - EVER - Picks for Days - Can't cover at Linebacker or Safety - actually just plain can't cover - Doesn't stay on his route - Can't hold onto a catch - If makes a play it will be the only thing he talks about for the whole night; not the 20 other times when his f**ked up Best Position: Head Coach Role: Defensive Line - Offensive Line & Running Back Whose next?
  22. 2 points
    I wouldn't get too disheartened about failing to stop 3rd down. If people are anything like me, they'll save up their best plays for 3rd down. Meaning that they are really hard to stop. I think all you can do is keep making players have to convert 3rd down. The more you make them get, the more chance they'll exhaust their best plays or you'll start to read what they're doing on 3rd down. So only advice would be keep making them use all 3 downs to get their yards. Don't give away easy yards on 1st and 2nd down. You never know, whilst you're tearing your hair out thinking your giving up loads of 3rd downs, the other guy could be sat there thinking that he's running out of plays to go to on 3rd down. My defence has been very poor this year though, so I'm not really in a position to give advise on specific plays to run on 3rd down.
  23. 1 point
    What it is, is the return of Nick Foles
  24. 1 point
    Actually playing Toff at FIFA now, he recruited me here originally also
  25. 1 point
    Let's get a bit of discussion going So list what you have done and what you'd like to do Done All-Ireland Football (GAA) Ireland World Cup (Rugby) Ireland Euros (Soccer) New York Giants Home & London Notre Dame Home & Dublin Celtic Home Champions league Celtic v Rangers Man Utd home game Still on the List Superbowl any team (highly unlikely) Ireland home against anyone & away to England both in 6 nations Ireland World Cup (soccer) All-Ireland Hurling (GAA) Lions Tour (Rugby) Ashes home & away (cricket) England on a West Indies tour (cricket) Celtic Away Champions league game English & Scottish FA cup final
  26. 1 point
    Looks like @Coco0981 is going to have to become resident upskirt photos guy. I've told you @Burnzee Boyee in a GroupMe PM how, I feel about you going bud. You'll get peace eventually and I'll be happy for you when it happens.
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    Very sorry to see you go Burnzee, you've been such a stalwart on the madden forums over the years. And the fact you always pick the bears is pretty cool. Best of luck!
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    sad to hear this Bri always a laugh on mic
  30. 1 point
    Sad to see you leave Brian Have had a few good games against you over the years - hopefully when things settleback you can come out of retirement
  31. 1 point
    @Burnzee Boyee Sorry to hear you leaving man, but sort things out, take it easy, its only a game, sure you'll be back at some point.
  32. 1 point
    Very sad to hear mate, I hope you stick around on the forums and chat, and eventually come back to us. Catch you around mate and good luck with everything
  33. 1 point
    Sorry to hear this burnz hope everything is ok buddy? You know where we are if you want to rejoin in the future and hopefully see you around the forums still mate
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    There’s a new podcast series out from the 30 for 30 series, similar to the tv docs but audio based. One of the first season is looking at the origins of Madden, how it got made and how Madden got involved etc Really good listen, as are the rest even if you’re not into the sports they cover!
  36. 1 point
    Some of you may not be aware that PFL is part of a network of 3 sites, a FIFA site and a Pro Evo site if you could follow that link and vote for Goal No3 please Up for goal of the month on one of these large PES fan sites against a couple of lowlifes from another site that has basically ripped off every idea we’ve implemented on PEN/FLM. Goal number 3 lads if you could be so kind. Cheers
  37. 1 point
    Done, I did like goal 4 but not as much as 3 obviously.....
  38. 1 point
    Decided to stream my pack opening of a totw bundle, wasnt a bad pack... any good pack pulls out there? I know @Kerrgio pulled a 94 Marino yesterday. http://www.twitch.tv/beyondthegame1986/v/204341434?sr=a&t=3s
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    DONE Villa park Molineux Hawthorns See blues lift a trophy at Wembley A Birmingham game in a European competition (Club Brugge and Nacional away - Belgium and Portugal) NFL game Foreign game done plenty. One that sticks out is watching Pep Guardiola lift his first league title at the Camp Nou after losing 1-0 at home to Osasuna, even an ex Birmingham player scored their goal England v Scotland. ON THE LIST Seahawks superbowl in any stadium Seahawks and huskies home game A game in that swimming pool in the Jaguars stadium An England competition (World Cup/Euros) my mate went to Brazil and it looked awesome More football grounds in England, done 59 would like to try see the majority!
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    Done Plenty of Liverpool games, including the home leg of the 2005 champions league quarter final against Juventus, and a league cup final at the Millennium stadium England games including the 2004 euros in Portugal and the 2010 World Cup in South Africa Six nations at twickenham, loads of them UFC a few times in the UK Australian open tennis, albeit just a grounds pass but did see Tim Henman play Quite a few of the NFL international series games including the Jets/Dolphins at Wembley A yankees game in New York, most boring thing I’ve ever been to, left in the 7th inning Darts world championships at Ally Pally, as good as it looks on tv 2009 lions tour of SA, not a test unfortunately as they didn’t have one in Cape Town, just a couple of warm up games Loads of random stuff too that doesn’t really warrant its own line, the Mosconi Cup, the greyhound derby and quite a few of the greyhound tracks in Australia, WWE Monday Night Raw Bucket list SuperBowl, and a jets game at Metlife A big UFC event in Vegas The Masters Quite fancy a couple of weeks following the TDF around the mountains in a camper van Stuff other people want to do that I think would be really dull Any sort of F1 or motor racing Cricket. Any.
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    Done F1 gp Hungary Thomond park European rugby night, Ireland England soccer game FAI cup final Still to do Leinster Munster rugby, European rugby final, College game Dublin, College game Florida gators or texas A&M, Chargers home game, LeMans 24hour race Monza F1
  42. 1 point
    Vikings @ Lions Sky Sports 5:00, kick off 5:30 Chargers @ Cowboys Sky Sports 9:00, Kickoff 9:30 Giants @ Redskins Sky Sports 1:00, kickoff 1:30
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    Vikings, Chargers and Racists! Looking forward to these kicking off great to have football all night rather than watching the europa league
  44. 1 point
    All the home teams to win: Lions Cowboys Redskins
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    Woohoo - already better than @krudler42 well on my way to paying off a mortgage YTD Record: 1-1 Winnings: -£1.70 ( Total Bank: £48.3) Next tip: £10 - Borussia Dortmund v Tottenham Hotspur - Dortmund to win @ 2.05 - Returns £10.50 Tottenham will surely rest a few players here after the weekends performance. Dortmund still have a slight chance of getting in - think Dortmund will have a few players returning but still aren't at full strength but I can't see Tottenham winning this one without Kane.
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    In fact it’s £7 and you can watch on the Xbox apparently #ThankMeLater
  48. 1 point
    Just saw this popup on my facebook feed today. Pretty amazing comeback - those onside kicks though
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    So, after each game I've taken a few minutes to examine each play and see where I f**ked things up.. What I'm finding and last nights game against Ken was a prime example, I cannot defend the pass. 6 catches for nearly 300 yards with all of them going for TD's. my DBs were no where near the ball bar one where Garcon trucked them. My run D is odd, I can bottle guys up for chunks of the game but they always then seem to break off 1 or 2 big runs (like 70/80 yarders). I've got a lot of XP to use on my defense, I'm guessing i should be using this on PRC, AWR, Man and zone for my DBs?
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    Been to a few of those "International" Buffets before, you always find that one person though that has the biggest mountain of seafood - speaking of another rule/tactic - another one I've heard before is always go for the seafood first
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