The top rated players in NHL 17
EA Sports has now laid out the top 50 players in NHL 17. For now the sixth consecutive year Sidney Crosby leads the way as the highest rated player. There are 7 players that come in right behind him at 94 Overall. In total there are 46 players bunched in the 90-95 range.Ā (more…)...
NFC Team Ratings for Madden NFL 17
The Panthers lead the way in the NFC with the team ratings for Madden NFL 17 despite losing the top rated cornerback in the video game (Josh Norman) and a few other solid contributors from last season. One factor to remember however is that Kelvin Benjamin will be back and he alone will make the offense more dynamic.
The Packers, Seahawks, Cardinals, and Cowboys follow closely behind. Arizona and Carolina have tied for the best offense while the best defense resides in Seattle.
AFC Team Ratings for Madden NFL 17
In what may be the first case ever of a reigning Super Bowl Champion entering the next Madden rated the same as a team that went 3-13, both the Denver Broncos and Tennessee Titans beginĀ Madden NFL 17 rated 82 Overall.
Denver of course lost Peyton Manning (while terrible last year he still had a good Madden rating) and Brock Osweiler, replacing them with Mark Sanchez and rookie Paxton Lynch. QB obviously drives a big part of a team Overall.Ā Malik Jackson and Danny Trevathan also departed...
Complete database of Madden NFL 17 ratings
EA Sports today released the full database of player ratingsĀ for Madden NFL 17. You can check them all out in this sortable spreadsheet which also includes tabs found at the bottom for individual team-by-team rosters.
With Madden NFL 17 the Overall Rating has been lowered across the board and that'll elicit some immediate reactions. On the surface the lowering of the Overall Rating makesĀ it look like a new philosophy to theĀ ratings system has been implemented and that they'veĀ been mor...
Top rated safeties in Madden NFL 17
The reveal of the top rated players by position for Madden NFL 17 is nearing its conclusion with a look at the best safeties in the league. All that remain now are the punters and kickers.
On the outside-looking-in to begin the season are Eric Weddle and Da'Norris Searcy plus the likes of (the all currently unemployed) Will Hill, Donte Whitner, and James Ihedigbo - all of which finished tied for a final spot or off by a single point at the conclusion of last season.
Top rated linebackers in Madden NFL 17
Von Miller and Luke Kuechly have retained their 99 Overalls from last season and join Rob Gronkowski and J.J. Watt as the only ones with the rating in Madden NFL 17. At OLBĀ it's Dont'a Hightower who makes a leap to claim a top spot, passing by three players at the position to do so - however the remaining nine players all return to the top of the rankings.
T-#4 Jamie Collins - 88 Overall
T-#4 Bobby Wagner - 88 Overall (more…)...
Top rated corners in Madden NFL 17
Four of the five corners at the top of the rankings for Madden NFL 17 return to their spots from where they finished up last season. Josh Norman is the highest rated cornerback in the game, a position he rose to over the course of Madden NFL 16 where he initially began tied for 26th and then earned 10 Overall Rating points over the course of the year while other premier CBs slid downwards. One of those, Darrelle Revis, returns to the top five after he fell out of it last season and he passed...
Top rated defensive ends in Madden NFL 17
Any concerns about availability or effectiveness following back surgery won't affect J.J. Watt to start Madden NFL 17 as he's now the second player along with Rob Gronkowski to get a 99 Overall Rating. The big move made at defensive end is with Olivier Vernon who has jumped several players in order to stake a claim to a spot in the top five and in the process has knocked Michael Bennett out of the group.
#5 Olivier Vernon - 91 Overall
T-#4 Mike Daniels - 92 Overall
T-#4 Brandon Graham -...