28 Oct 09

Shut out Rival in a Franchise achievement in Madden NFL 09

Shut out Rival in a Franchise

Shut out Rival in a Franchise game (non co-op)

Shut out Rival in a Franchise0
Locked - 2 guidesOffline Game Mode - These achievements require play in game modes that do not necessitate a connection to any online services.Single Player - These achievements can be obtained by a single player.Versus - These achievements can be obtained by two or more players in a face off gamemode who have met the achievement requirements.

How to unlock the Shut out Rival in a Franchise achievement

  • Vermin360Vermin360522,666
    05 Jan 2009 05 Jan 2009
    27 0 2
    The cheapest way to earn this achievement is to start a franchise and sim the games until you reach a rivalry match. Once the game starts, press start to go into the pause menu, settings, game settings and set the Offsides slider down to 0.

    When you're on defense, move one of your players next to the QB of the opposing team and wait until the hike. Be careful not to touch anybody before the snap or you'll get penalized 5 yards. If you're close enough the player will sack the QB automatically.

    Repeat this for every possession that the opposing team has, and ensure that you score points sometime before the game is over, obviously. You can let the play clock wind down as low as possible to eat up clock time so you can fold laundry, make a sandwich, surf TA, or something to keep your mind occupied.

    If you have not yet unlocked "6 sacks by 1 player in a game" or "Record 12 sacks in a game", this is an ideal time to knock them off at the same time.

    The Achievement will unlock at the end of the game.

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    CMorriguTitans first season match is Rival, so best to choose them.
    Posted by CMorrigu on 06 Oct 09 at 14:28
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  • CornmuffinXpresCornmuffinXpres76,396
    06 Oct 2010 18 Mar 2010
    16 0 2
    I set the quarters to 1 minute, turned off the play clock, and put offsides to 0. Then when you get the ball, keep taking a knee. since the play clock is off the whole quarter will wind down quickly. but make sure you at least kick a field goal sometime in the game to get the win. when the computer has the ball line up with one of your linemen behind the qb and to the left/right of him. if its a man on the left side of the line and vice versa. if you dont do this sometimes the linemen will try to run past the qb back to his position.

    So set the play clock to off, the quarters to 1 min, and offsides to off. Play against a rival team obviously. And score once to win.
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    CornmuffinXpresrivals as in what the game says are rivals. theres two helmets next to each other and it says rivalry underneath them.
    For example:
    Patriots vs. Dolphins
    Jaguars vs. Texans
    Posted by CornmuffinXpres on 17 Jun 10 at 20:09
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