How to Do a Stiff Arm in Madden 22

Tim Blisz
Tim Blisz

A Stiff Arm tackle is arguably a dangerous move but allowed in the game as long as the player does not punch or slap the opponent. It’s also one of the most tackles in the game. The Stiff Arm is when a player locks the elbow in one arm and extends the other towards the player. While this is mostly a defensive move to prevent the opponent from colliding with you, it’s been known to apply under various situations. So, you must be wondering how to Stiff Arm in Madden 22.

Performing a Stiff Arm in Madden NFL 22 is quite simple as it’s one of the basic moves of the game. Stick with the post and we will show you how to perform the move with ease.

How to Stiff Arm in Madden 22

To perform the Stiff Arm in Madden NFL 22, the player needs to press the A button if they are on Xbox or the X button if they are on PlayStation. It’s been the same control for Stiff Arm for the past few years so veterans of the game can use the same process they did in the previous title.

To perform the Stiff Arm, the player should be a ball carrier and in close range of a defender. When activated, your player will hold the ball in one arm while using the other to push the defender. While you cannot go wrong with the move and it will mostly gain you a few yards, its effectiveness increases when timed correctly.

A player with a high stiff-arm stat will be able to use the move more effectively. Most halfbacks in the game have higher Stiff Arm stat but some tight ends and wide receivers can also perform the move reliably.

So, that’s how to do a Stiff Arm in Madden NFL 22. Check out the game category for more informative guides and tips to play the game.     

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