The problem is that there's no way to tell your DE's to contain. They always rush the passer as though he's a pocket QB, and will routinely give up the scramble. Also, the spy plays don't really work correctly. In short, since the game does not provide adequate tools to stop the scramble, it's kind of lame to do so on purpose, or as part of a play design. If you play Madden, you'll notice that even with Michael Vick's 90+ SPD, it's almost impossible to effectively scramble the same way like you can on NCAA, because the defense has the necessary tools/AI to defend it.
Originally Posted by schemeweaver
Now, I'll scramble if I call a pass play and they drop 9 guys into coverage, or if I'm under pressure and don't have anybody open, but have an opening to run, but it's generally considered lame to make the QB scramble a major staple of your offensive gameplan.
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