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Madden NFL 15 Cover Vote: A.J. Green

The Madden NFL Cover Vote is underway, and 16 of the game’s brightest stars will be vying for the honor of cover athlete of Madden NFL 15. Each athlete bio also includes tips on how to use each player in Madden NFL, courtesy of ZFarls and SGibs.

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A.J. Green has been a bonafide superstar since the moment he stepped on an NFL field, making three Pro Bowl appearances and setting an NFL record with 260 catches in his first three seasons. In an often inconsistent Bengals offense, Green’s steady greatness is even more impressive. In 2013, Green finished in the top ten in catches (98), yards (1,426) and touchdowns (11).

A.J. Green is not only a great WR on the virtual gridiron, but he’s also a great Madden player in his own right. Green is 6’4 and gets great separation due to his outstanding route running. Many players overlook Green when thinking about the best, despite his ability to make amazing catches. However, as many top Madden players know, the Bengals defense and A.J. Green equal WINS.

KEY PLAY: Gun Y-Trips Bengal - Slot Seam
This formation puts Green in the slot, where he becomes an immediate mismatch. This play has a great zone-beating route; simply wait for Green to clear the defenders and fire it in.

Pro Tip:Because of Green’s high Spectacular Catch (SPC) rating, he will even go up for inaccurate throws to make great catches.

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