As gamers watch each day on TV to see where top players landed, we now know the full list of player ratings. Madden 21 released the full list of player ratings on Friday after broadcasting some ratings on ESPN.
Breaking Down the Madden 21 Player Ratings
Starting for the player ratings on Madden 21 is the 99 Club. Only five players made the cut this season including Patrick Mahomes, Christian McCaffrey, Michael Thomas, Aaron Donald, and Stephon Gilmore. Just missing the 99 Club and landed at 98 includes Bobby Wagner, DeAndre Hopkins, George Kittle, J.J. Watt, and Zach Martin.
The game’s cover athlete Lamar Jackson lands as the third-best quarterback in the game with a 94 overall. Madden also rewarded Jackson with a 96 overall speed making him the fastest quarterback in the game. Josh Allen came away with the strongest arm at a 99 throw power rating.
Other key ratings included Tyreek Hill being the fastest player in the game at a 99 speed rating. Right behind him is rookie wide receiver Henry Ruggs III at a 98 speed rating. Ruggs III along with Joe Burrow was ranked as the top rookie offensive players at a 76 overall. Washington rookie defensive end Chase Young took the honors as the top rookie overall with an 80 overall rating.
In terms of overall team ratings, the New Orleans Saints ranked as the top team with an 85 overall. They also had a game-high 88 offensive rating and 83 defensive rating. The rest of the top five includes San Francisco, Baltimore, and a tie between Tampa Bay, Dallas, and Philadelphia. There was a tie for the best defenses between the Los Angeles Chargers and the Chicago Bears with an 85 overall defense.