I've never liked Ultimate Team. You can create your ideal team using current and former NFL players. The game mode is no longer available to me. It's impossible to build the kind of team that is competitive, regardless the effort you put into. It was the first time playing the game in a long time, and I'm not disappointed that nothing has changed. It might be me, nevertheless, since it's one of Madden's most popular game modes.
Madden NFL 22 Guide Tips to Attack and Defense
Although Madden NFL 22's AI is harder this time around, there are similar tactics for defense and offense. You'll want to be careful when opponents try to get you to flank them or play long passes - this is accomplished by paying attention to the soft squats and hard flats (with clouds of flats covering all of the rest).