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Ability discussion

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I searched but didn't see anything similar...

Thought I'd ask the community which ability that are similar to others that they think are more useful/ powerful (and why):

  1. Run coverage v. Run reader
  2. Ball hawk v. Coverage bonus
  3. Any pass rush move (rip, swim, spin, club, bull rush) 
  4.  Big hit v. HHT v. Wrap up tackler 
  5. Closing speed v. Speed burner (I excluded break away burst since it doesn't seem to work online) 
  6. Clutch v. Leadership bonus
  7. Any others that I'm not thinking of. 

This is just for discussion since it seems that the forum is pretty stagnant lately...

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Hi everyone, time without checking in, might come back for next season. My two cents:

 

1. Run Coverage because run reader all it does is play recognition. Run coverage does play recognition and pursuit on ball carrier

2. For CBs - Coverage Bonus / For Safeties - Ball Hawk

3. Pass rush move: In this order: Swim, Rip, Bull Rush, Club, Spin

4. HHT without a doubt is the best, Wrap-up tackler second, Big Hit last

5. Closing Speed by a mile

6. Depends on the position, QB= Leadership Bonus, Skill offensive positions= Clutch/ On defense: Leadership

Misc: Quick Feet>Speed Burner; Stonewall>Brick wall; Possession Receiver>Soft Hands

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1 hour ago, HeavyHitter55 said:

I searched but didn't see anything similar...

Thought I'd ask the community which ability that are similar to others that they think are more useful/ powerful (and why):

  1. Run coverage v. Run reader
  2. Ball hawk v. Coverage bonus
  3. Any pass rush move (rip, swim, spin, club, bull rush) 
  4.  Big hit v. HHT v. Wrap up tackler 
  5. Closing speed v. Speed burner (I excluded break away burst since it doesn't seem to work online) 
  6. Clutch v. Leadership bonus
  7. Any others that I'm not thinking of. 

This is just for discussion since it seems that the forum is pretty stagnant lately...

1-Run coverage helps pursuit and shedding blocks.

Run reader helps makes them hit the open (sometimes incorrect) hole

2-Ballhawk makes your defenders more aggressive to the ball, in both good and bad ways.

Coverage bonus helps them stick with their mark.

3-Swim, Club, Rip, Bull Rush, Spin

4-HHT stops them dead in their tracks.

Big hit is HHT lesser powered cousin.

Wrap up Tackle increases the likelihood of stopping the ball carrier

5-If you've played Tecmo bowl, this is running speed vs rushing speed.

Speed burner is related to running with skill position players prior to them acquiring possession of the ball.

Closing Speed is running speed once the skill position players have the ball.

6-Clutch makes a single player pay better (or make the defense play worse)

Leadership raises the playing level of a group

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@MightyRx,

I think we all know what each does. I was just fishing for discussion of why one may or may not be better than another (scheme/football-wise).

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On 8/16/2017 at 10:18 AM, HeavyHitter55 said:

I searched but didn't see anything similar...

Thought I'd ask the community which ability that are similar to others that they think are more useful/ powerful (and why):

  1. Run coverage v. Run reader
  2. Ball hawk v. Coverage bonus
  3. Any pass rush move (rip, swim, spin, club, bull rush) 
  4.  Big hit v. HHT v. Wrap up tackler 
  5. Closing speed v. Speed burner (I excluded break away burst since it doesn't seem to work online) 
  6. Clutch v. Leadership bonus
  7. Any others that I'm not thinking of. 

This is just for discussion since it seems that the forum is pretty stagnant lately...

IMO it depends on the position played. Example I prefer run reader on lineman because, in my mind, it helps them sniff out run plays vs pass plays and it allows them to stuff tailbacks in the backfield. They don't need to 'run coverage' them for long because they are already close to 'em. In terms of linebackers both abilities benefit them but 'run coverage' allows them to hit the hole or gap while weaving through traffic.

All others everyone appears to have similar opinions of. You mentioned breakaway burst doesn't appear to work online. How did you come to this conclusion? Does anyone else feel this way?

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