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 OLBÂ 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 -...
Top rated tight ends in Madden NFL 17
Rob Gronkowski is the cover athlete for Madden NFL 17 and he's also now the first player to receive the coveted 99 Overall Rating for the game. Most of the defense has yet to be revealed however, and he'll likely be joined by a few from that side of the ball.
#5 Jimmy Graham - 89 Overall
#4 Tyler Eifert - 90 Overall (more…)...
Top rated defensive tackles and offensive linemen in Madden NFL 17
The latest ratings to be revealed for Madden NFL 17 are for the offensive line and the interior of the defensive line. So far the trend with the ratings has been thatÂ despite actual attributes either staying the same or rising from the conclusionÂ of last season their Overall numbers have gone down and that continues at these positions. While the players making up the top 5 at DT are the same finished off Madden 16Â there's one new member of the top 10 on the OL.
#5 Kawann Short - 92 Ove...
The top wide receivers in Madden NFL 17
Wide receiver is the latest position to have the top five players revealed for Madden NFL 17 along with some of their key ratings. The retirement of Calvin Johnson opened up a spot for Odell Beckham Jr. to claim but the other four return with the rankings they finished off with last season and with a few increases made to specific attributes.
T-#3 DeAndre Hopkins - Â 93 Overall
T-#3 A.J. Green - 93 Overall
T-#3 Odell Beckham Jr. - 93 Overall (more…)...
Last season’s best running backs remain at the top of the class for Madden NFL 17
EA Sports has revealed the top five running backs for Madden NFL 17, and with Marshawn Lynch retired it's the group that finished up Madden NFL 16 at the very top and they'll start the new game even in the exact same order.
#5 Lamar Miller - 88 Overall
#4 Jamaal Charles - 89 Overall (more…)...