Top rated rookies in Madden NFL 16

Posted July 20th, 2015 at 11:45 am


Even when selected #1, quarterbacks aren’t always the top rated players of their class when entering Madden. The learning curve, and potential that they may sit to begin their career, means positions like offensive tackle and wide receiver get an edge in early ratings.

That proves true again this year as it’s the #4 pick in the draft, Amari Cooper, who comes out on top for Madden NFL 16, though #1 pick Jameis Winston is right behind by only a single point. The #2 pick, Marcus Mariota, finds himself four points lower than Cooper. The sixth highest rated rookie, Dante Fowler, sadly won’t even play this season after suffering an injury on the first day of rookie minicamp. What do you think of these first ratings for Madden NFL 16?

82 Overall – Amari Cooper, WR, Raiders
81 Overall – Jameis Winston, QB, Buccaneers
80 Overall – Leonard Williams, DE, Jets
80 Overall – Todd Gurley, RB, Rams
80 Overall – Brandon Scherff – OT, Redskins
79 Overall – Dante Fowler, DE, Jaguars
78 Overall – Melvin Gordon, RB, Chargers
78 Overall – Marcus Mariota, QB, Titans
78 Overall – Kevin White, WR, Bears
77 Overall – Vic Beasley, DE, Falcons