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CHEATS, HINTS AND PLAYING
Unlock Deion Sanders: Get a gold rank in the DB Swat drill in
mini-camp mode under the All-Madden level.
Unlock Jan Stenerud: Get a gold rank in Clutch Kicking Drill in mini-camp
mode under the All-Madden level.
Unlock John Elway: Get a gold rank in the QB Pocket Presence under the
Unlock Kevin Butler: Get a gold rank in P-Coffin Corner Punt under the
Unlock Mike Ditka: Have a saved game file from another EA Sports football
game on your memory card.
Unlock Mike Singletary: Get a gold rank in the LB Chase and Tackle drill
in mini-camp mode under the All-Madden level.
Unlock Reggie White: Get a gold rank in All-Madden DL-Trench Fight under
the All-Madden level.
Unlock Steve Young: Get a gold rank in QB Precision Passing (St. Louis
Rams) under the All-Madden level.
Unlock Dodge City Stadium: Have a saved game file from another EA Sports
football game on your memory card.
Marshals secret team: Have a saved game file from another EA Sports
football game on your memory card.
Cheerleader and Pump Up Crowd Cards: Successfully complete the "Game
Situation" challenges in mini-camp mode. The Cheerleader or Pump Up Crowd
Cards for the team used will be unlocked.
Cheerleader Cards and game cheats: Get a gold rank in any event on the
All Pro, Pro and Rookie levels.
Barry Sanders: Get a gold rank in the RB Ground Attack drill in mini-camp
mode under the All-Madden level. To do this easier, play as Anthony Thomas. On
any outside play, such as pitch right handoff sweep, etc., move the secondary
over and cut back. This will force them to follow you. Your fullback and
yourself can have a dead shot at the end zone. Remember to do this quickly, any
other play like right up the middle, just juke and try to plow them over.
HINTS AND PLAYING TIPS
Unlimited creation points: Go to "Rosters", then choose
"Edit Player". Select the players that you want to be rated 99. Go to
his attributes, then increase everything.
Easy tokens: At the main menu, go into "Features", select
"Rosters", then go to the team you would like to defend you. For
example, select the Bengals, then go to their defense (CB, FS, SS and
Linebackers and Defensive Linemen). Change all of there speed attributes down to
0. Make a note of the original values so they can be restored later. Then, go to
the Two Minute Drill, select the Bengals as the defense, and change the
difficulty to All-Madden.. Select your team with your profile (Vikings
recommended) and you will rack up points against a team that cannot catch you at
all. Put Randy Moss at running back for even more points when you score or just
throw to him always.
Super team: Play through the entire season and save at the Pro Bowl.
Simulate the Pro Bowl and go to off-season schedule/player progression. Look for
young players from other teams in positions that you need that have progressed
well. About +7 overall should be sufficient. Next, look at your players to see
those that have progressed negatively. Quit the game and reload your previous
save game. Trade away all of your players that have progressed negatively for
young players that progressed well.
Easier gold in mini-camp mode: Create a player and trade him to the team
that you are doing the drill with. Make sure that the created player is playing
the position of the person that you are trying to complete the drill with. For
example, Ronde Barber is the corner back in the Defensive Swat Pass drill. If
you create a corner back and make his attributes all 99, put him on the
Buccaneers and make him the starting or number one cornerback. Then, he will do
the drill. You may do this with any person on any drill. You may also make the
people who you are going against in the drill "sorrier". If you know
their names, go to their attributes and turn them all the way down.
Alternate menu music: At the help menu, hold Y, then press R to cycle the
music forward or L to cycle the music back.
Break tackles: To easily break tackles as a running back, alternately
press L and R immediately before you get tackled.
Over the shoulder catch: When throwing the ball to a receiver that is
running a fly route, lob the pass (tap the button) instead of throwing a bullet
(holding the button). The receiver should catch the ball over his shoulder.
Get a few more yards: When you are about to go out of bounds and want to
get more yards, juke to the side away from the sideline. You will not go out,
and it also sometimes delays the defense from pursuit.
Onside kick: Turn off penalties. When you are about kick the ball when
starting or after you scored, choose one of the onside kicks. When you go to
kick, move it all the way over and down. For example, if your kicker is kicking
off facing towards the left, move it all the way over towards the left and all
the way down. You should get the ball every time.
Better quarterback accuracy: Note what kind of quarterback you are
passing with. If you have someone such as Kurt Warner, you may have better
accuracy if you set your feet, then throw the ball. If you have someone like
Donovan McNabb, you might have better luck throwing on the run.
Better draft pick: If you have a first place team and you know its going
to be very late in the draft, trade with a last place team. Sometimes you can
even get a first and second round pick for just your first. This is a very good
way to get young players on your already good team.
Better trades: If you play with the salary cap penalties turned on in
franchise mode, it is better to trade the player(s) you wish to cut for another
team's draft pick. You will avoid penalties, keep your roster from becoming
full, and get another draft pick.
Cheap players that are good: To make a receiver go to create player and
create the player as a quarterback. Give the player very low passing abilities
(zero) and very high catching and ball handling levels. The player will cost
very little because his quarterback skills are bad. You will have to sign him as
a quarterback but use him as a wide receiver. His salary will never go up
because he will not play as a quarterback. You can also change his number and
attributes in the edit player screen. You can also make a dirt cheap fullback by
eliminating his receiving skills.
Cheaper player: When you have an expensive player, you can release him
and sign him for less money.
Cheaper created players: When the free-agent signing period appears in
the off-season, go to the "Create-A-Player" menu and make a player
with very low attributes. He will want a low salary. Then, offer him a contract.
Before he accepts it, go to the "Create-A-Player" menu again and set
his attributes to anything desired. He should accept the contract you offered
him, and the other teams almost never bid on him.
Lower team's overall salary: One way to lower a team's overall salary is
to cut certain players' salaries. You can do this with players that have low
attributes but high salaries. To do this, go to "Rosters" and select
"Edit player". Select a player on the team that has a low overall
rating (anything under the low 80s) and has a high salary. When you choose to
edit the players "Attributes", you will notice that his salary
decreases. Do not change anything in his attributes and exit out. You have now
made your first budget cut of the season.
Announced names: Create a new team and name the new coach "John
Madden". Melissa will be able to say his name during the game.
City name spoken: When creating a custom team, use the a city where an
NFL team plays as your custom team's home city. The refs and the PA announcer
will say your team's city.
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