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Madden NFL 22 Complete Control Guide for Xbox and PlayStation

Learn how to Pass Rush, Offense, Defense, Running, Catching, and Intercept in Madden NFL 22.

Madden NFL 22 has fifteen types of different gameplay controls. Like Passing, Catching, Defense, Running, etc. It is tough to remember everything. To help you with full Madden NFL 22 controls I am going to share the list of every control in this guide. Breaking this into different sections will help you to find easily, the type of control you are looking for. For example, What are Madden NFL 22 passing controls or how to block in Madden NFL 22? This control guide focuses on Xbox and PlayStation, you can check out every Madden NFL 22 console control here.

Madden NFL 2 PS4 & PS5 Controls

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Madden 22 PS4 Controls List

Below is all the PlayStation control for Ballcarrier, Passing, Catching, Defensive Pursuit, Ball in the Air offense, Ball in the Air defense, Preplay Offense, Preplay Defense, Defensive Engaged, Defensive Coverage, Blocking, Player Locked Receiver, Special Team Offense, and Special Team Defense.

Ballcarrier PS4/PS5 Controls

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  • Stiff Arm – X
  • Spin – Circle or rotate RS
  • Pitch – L1
  • Protect Ball – R1
  • Dead Leg – RS Down
  • Juke Left – RS Left
  • Juke Right – RS Right
  • Truck – RS Up
  • Sprint – R2
  • Dive – Square
  • Give Up – Square
  • QB Slide – Square
  • Hurdle – Triangle
  • Jurdle – Triangle +LS

Passing PS4/PS5 Controls

  • Low Pass – Receiver Button + Hold L2
  • High Pass – Receiver Button + Hold L1
  • Bullet Pass – Hold Receiver Button
  • Touch Pass – Press Receiver Button
  • Lob Pass – Tap Receiver Button
  • Scramble – LS + R2
  • Pump Fake – Double Tap Receiver Button
  • Throw Away – R3
  • Throw (Receiver 1) – X
  • Throw (Receiver 2) – Circle
  • Throw (Receiver 3) – Square
  • Throw (Receiver 4) – Triangle
  • Throw (Receiver 5) – R1

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Catching PS4/PS5 Controls

  • Aggressive Catch – Triangle
  • Possession Catch – X
  • Run After Catch – Square
  • Sprint – R2
  • Strafe – L2
  • Switch Player – Circle

Defensive Pursuit PS4/PS5 Controls

  • Aggressive / Dive Tackle – Square
  • Blow-Up Blocker – RS Flick
  • Breakdown Tackle – X
  • Cut Stick – RS Down
  • Defensive Assist – L1
  • Hit Stick – RS Up
  • Sprint – R2
  • Strafe – L2
  • Strip Ball – R1
  • Switch Player – Circle

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Ball in the Air Offense PS4/PS5 Controls

  • Aggressive Catch – Triangle
  • Auto Play / Defensive Assist – L1
  • Possession Catch – X
  • RAC Catch – Square
  • Sprint – R2
  • Strafe – L2
  • Switch Player – Circle

Ball in the Air Defense PS4/PS5 Controls

  • Ball Hawk – Triangle
  • Defensive Assist – L1
  • Play Receiver – X
  • Sprint – R2
  • Strafe – L2
  • Swat – Square
  • Switch Player – Circle

Preplay Offense PS4/PS5 Controls

  • Preplay Offense
  • Audible – Square
  • Camera Zoom In – D-Pad Down
  • Camera Zoom Out – D-Pad Up
  • Fake Snap – R1
  • Hot Route – Triangle
  • Momentum Factors – R2
  • Motion Player – LS Left/Right (Hold)
  • Pass Protection – L1
  • Player Lock – Double Press L3
  • Pre-Play Menu – R3
  • Show Play Art – L2
  • Snap Ball – X
  • Switch Player – Circle
  • Timeout – Touchpad
  • X-Factor Vision – R2

Preplay Defense PS4/PS5 Controls

  • Audible – Square
  • Camera Zoom In – Down D-Pad
  • Camera Zoom Out – Up D-Pad
  • Coverage Audible – Triangle
  • Defensive Hot Route – X
  • Defensive Keys – R1
  • Defensive Line Audible – Left D-Pad
  • Linebacker Audible – Right D-Pad
  • Momentum Factors – R2
  • Pre-Play Menu – R3
  • Pump Up Crowd – RS Up
  • Show / Weak Side Gap Assignment – R2 + X + Circle
  • Show Play Art – L2 (Hold)
  • Switch Player – Circle
  • Timeout – Touchpad
  • X-Factor Vision – R2

Defensive Engaged PS4/PS5 Controls

  • Bull Rush – RS Down
  • Club/Swim Move – RS Left or Right
  • Contain – L2
  • Reach Tackle – LS Left or Right + Square
  • Rip Move – RS Up
  • Speed Rush – R2
  • Swat – Triangle
  • Switch Player – Circle

Defensive Coverage PS4/PS5 Controls

  • Defensive Assist – L1
  • Player Movement – LS
  • Press / Chuck Receiver – X + LS
  • Strafe – L2
  • Switch Player – Circle

Blocking Coverage PS4/PS5 Controls

  • Aggressive Cut Block – RS Down
  • Aggressive Impact Block – RS Up
  • Block on Collision – LS
  • Player Movement – LS
  • Switch Player – Circle

Player Locked Receiver PS4/PS5 Controls

  • Change up (on the line) – Flick RS
  • Conservative Change-up Release – X
  • Foot Fire (on the line) – Hold RS
  • Individual Play Art – L2
  • Just-Go Release – R2
  • Player Lock – Double Press L3
  • Route Running/Move Player – LS

Special Teams Offense PS4/PS5 Controls

  • Audible – X
  • Fake Snap – RB
  • Flip Play – X + RT
  • Snap / Kick Power / Accuracy – A
  • Switch Player – B

Special Teams Defense PS4/PS5 Controls

  • Audible – Square
  • Diving Block Attempt – Square
  • Flip Play – Square + R2
  • Jumping Block Attempt – Triangle
  • Show Play Art / Jump Snap – R2
  • Switch Player – Circle

Ballcarrier Xbox Controls

  • Stiff Arm – A
  • Spin – B or rotate RS
  • Pitch – LB
  • Protect Ball – RB
  • Dead Leg – RS Down
  • Juke Left – RS Left
  • Juke Right – RS Right
  • Truck – RS Up
  • Sprint – RT
  • Dive – X
  • Give Up – X
  • QB Slide – X
  • Hurdle – Y
  • Jurdle – Y+LS

Madden NFL 22 Xbox Controls

Madden 22 Xbox Controls List

Below is all the Xbox control for Ballcarrier, Passing, Catching, Defensive Pursuit, Ball in the Air offense, Ball in the Air defense, Preplay Offense, Preplay Defense, Defensive Engaged, Defensive Coverage, Blocking, Player Locked Receiver, Special Team Offense, and Special Team Defense.

Passing Xbox Controls

  • Low Pass – Receiver Button + Hold LT
  • High Pass – Receiver Button + Hold LB
  • Bullet Pass – Hold Receiver Button
  • Touch Pass – Press Receiver Button
  • Lob Pass – Tap Receiver Button
  • Scramble – LS + RT
  • Pump Fake – Double Tap Receiver Button
  • Throw Away – R3
  • Throw (Receiver 1) – A
  • Throw (Receiver 2) – B
  • Throw (Receiver 3) – X
  • Throw (Receiver 4) – Y
  • Throw (Receiver 5) – RB

Catching Xbox Controls

  • Aggressive Catch – Y
  • Possession Catch – A
  • Run After Catch – X
  • Sprint – RT
  • Strafe – LT
  • Switch Player – B

Defensive Pursuit Xbox Controls

  • Aggressive / Dive Tackle – X
  • Blow-Up Blocker – RS Flick
  • Breakdown Tackle – A
  • Cut Stick – RS Down
  • Defensive Assist – LB
  • Hit Stick – RS Up
  • Sprint – RT
  • Strafe – LT
  • Strip Ball – RB
  • Switch Player – B

Ball in the Air Offense Xbox Controls

  • Aggressive Catch – Y
  • Auto Play / Defensive Assist – LB
  • Possession Catch – A
  • RAC Catch – X
  • Sprint – RT
  • Strafe – LT
  • Switch Player – B

Ball in the Air Defense Xbox Controls

  • Ball Hawk – Y
  • Defensive Assist – RB
  • Play Receiver – A
  • Sprint – RT
  • Strafe – LT
  • Swat – X
  • Switch Player – B

Preplay Offense Xbox Controls

  • Audible – X
  • Camera Zoom In – D-Pad Down
  • Camera Zoom Out – D-Pad Up
  • Fake Snap – RB
  • Hot Route – Y
  • Momentum Factors – RT
  • Motion Player – LS Left/Right (Hold)
  • Pass Protection – LB
  • Player Lock – Double Press L3
  • Pre-Play Menu – R3
  • Show Play Art – LT
  • Snap Ball – A
  • Switch Player – B
  • Timeout – View
  • X-Factor Vision – RT

Preplay Defense Xbox Controls

  • Audible – X
  • Camera Zoom In – Down D-Pad
  • Camera Zoom Out – Up D-Pad
  • Coverage Audible – Y
  • Defensive Hot Route – A
  • Defensive Keys – RB
  • Defensive Line Audible – Left D-Pad
  • Linebacker Audible – Right D-Pad
  • Momentum Factors – RT
  • Pre-Play Menu – R3
  • Pump Up Crowd – RS Up
  • Show / Weak Side Gap Assignment – RT + A + B
  • Show Play Art – LT (Hold)
  • Switch Player – B
  • Timeout – View
  • X-Factor Vision – RT

Defensive Engaged Xbox Controls

  • Bull Rush – RS Down
  • Club/Swim Move – RS Left or Right
  • Contain – LT
  • Reach Tackle – LS Left or Right + X
  • Rip Move – RS Up
  • Speed Rush – RT
  • Swat – Y
  • Switch Player – B

Defensive Coverage Xbox Controls

  • Defensive Assist – LB
  • Player Movement – LS
  • Press / Chuck Receiver – A + LS
  • Strafe – LT
  • Switch Player – B

Blocking Xbox Controls

  • Aggressive Cut Block – RS Down
  • Aggressive Impact Block – RS Up
  • Block on Collision – LS
  • Player Movement – LS
  • Switch Player – B

Player Locked Receiver Xbox Controls

  • Change up (on the line) – Flick RS
  • Conservative Change-up Release – A
  • Foot Fire (on the line) – Hold RS
  • Individual Play Art – LT
  • Just-Go Release – RT
  • Player Lock – Double Press L3
  • Route Running/Move Player – LS

Special Teams Offense Xbox Controls

  • Audible – Square
  • Fake Snap – R1
  • Flip Play – Square + R2
  • Snap / Kick Power / Accuracy – X
  • Switch Player – Circle

Special Teams Defense

  • Audible – X
  • Diving Block Attempt – X
  • Flip Play – X + RT
  • Jumping Block Attempt – Y
  • Show Play Art / Jump Snap – RT
  • Switch Player – B

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