EA Sports has revealed their top player ratings for most of the NFL’s biggest names at this point — quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, tight ends — so it’s about time we laid out which players Madden 16 considers to be the most dominant at their position. That’s all an “overall rating” really is, right? Just a player’s value based on their potential impact relative to their role on the team.
There aren’t a ton of surprises outside of the quarterback ratings, which have Drew Brees ranked higher than both Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson, but there’s still some debate as to whether the guy they’ve assigned the highest rating in the game is, in fact, the best player in the sport. He’s a perfect 99-overall. That’s some high praise.
The top 40 highest rated players in Madden 16, below.