Madden 21 Next Gen: 10 Things You Need To Know

Madden 21 Next Gen
The next-gen PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles are finally here, and that means EA Sports will be bringing Madden 21 to the new platforms. Here are 10 things you need to know about Madden 21 on next gen before picking it up. Celebrate with the Crowd The first thing isn't that big, but it's still pretty cool nonetheless. Thanks to...

Madden 21 Next-Gen Preview: Overhauled Player Movement, Atmosphere, Playcalling, and More!

Madden 21 Next Gen Preview
With the next-generation PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S finally here, many have wondered what's in store for Madden 21. Aside from its December 4 release date, nothing else has really been talked about by EA ahead of launch. Thankfully, that's come to an end. SGO took part in a special preview event that gave a deep dive into what...

NHL 94 Rewind: What You Need To Know

NHL 94 Rewind
NHL 21 isn't the only hockey game releasing on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 this fall. If you haven't heard, NHL 94 Rewind launches on October 30 as a standalone free bonus for those who preordered NHL 21. The game is a tribute to the classic NHL 94 that many still view as not only one of the best hockey...

Handball 21 Hands On Preview

Handball 21
If you did not know, handball is an official sport. Like most official sports, it has its own video game counterpart. Now, some time has passed since the last Handball game released back in 2016. However, NACON (formerly BigBen) announced the release of Handball 21 for this November. We have been fortunate enough to spend some time with the PC version...

DIRT 5 Releases New Xbox Series X Footage

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Codemasters just dropped another trailer for their upcoming racing game DIRT 5. Today's trailer is next-gen footage captures specifically on the Xbox Series X. The thirty second trailer gives us a glimpse at some of DIRT 5's new environments. Cars race through the dark, the mud, in the rain and the snow, and it's all visually stunning. The trailer reiterates some of...

Football Manager 2021 Makes Return to Xbox

Football Manager fans got some good news Thursday finding out their game is coming out in exactly two months. The announcement came Thursday that Football Manager 2021 will be released on November 24 on the Epic Games Store and Steam. They will also be releasing it on the Xbox for the first time since 2007. A new trailer of the...

Doug Flutie’s Maximum Football 2020 Unleashes Game Trailer

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With Madden taking hits from the sports gaming community, excitement has been surrounding Doug Flutie's Maximum Football 2020 game. Canuck Play released the trailer to the game Thursday night through YouTube. It revealed everything that's coming to the game. The game will be released digitally on September 25 on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxSoCHrajew What Maximum Football 2020 Has to...

NHL 21 Gameplay Takes Center Ice

Hockey gamers got a glimpse into what the gameplay is going to look like in NHL 21. EA Sports released information on their website Thursday detailing specifics on gameplay improvements. It also showcased their trailer for the gameplay of the game on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GX04Wy-tJGU Details on NHL 21 Gameplay Improvements On their website, NHL 21 discussed superstar-inspired innovation as a big part of the game....

MXGP 2020 Announces Trailer, Release Date

Motorcross racing fans got exciting news regarding a new game coming out this year. Milestone announced Thursday MXGP 2020 will be released on December 10 on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Windows PC/Steam. Milestone also released a trailer for the new game to kick off their hype cycle. (Ed: pun intended) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgdCSdbbs8Y What to Expect With MXGP 2020 Players will...

DIRT 5 Releases Next-Gen Gameplay Trailer

With DIRT 5 just 50 days away from the release, gamers got a first look at the title's gameplay. A new trailer was released on Wednesday to show players the differences between the current and next-gen consoles. The gameplay shown is for the next-gen console Xbox Series S which is set to be released on November 10. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7b344-TW3KQ&feature=youtu.be What Gamers Can Expect...

FIFA 21 Reveals Top 100 Players

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FIFA 21 fans are starting to feel the excitement of the release date of the game as it is less than a month away. EA Sports gave fans some extra excitement Thursday, revealing the top 100 players in the game. The top 100 is based on overall ranking, pitch talent, speed, and game-play. This is part of the Ratings Collective...

Doug Flutie’s Maximum Football 20 Announces Release Date

Doug Flutie's Maximum Football 20 released a lot of news Tuesday to get fans excited for the new game. Canuck Play announced that they received a certification pass from Sony to release the game on PlayStation 4. https://twitter.com/CanuckGS/status/1303325427977588736 The game will be released on there as well as Xbox One. It announced the release date of the upcoming game as well. Release...

Xbox Series X and S Launch Date REVEALED

Earlier this evening, we reported that the Xbox Series S design and price had leaked. As the evening goes on, more and more info has come out about the upcoming next-gen Xbox consoles. The biggest news to come from tonight is a high-confidence Xbox Series launch date: November 10, 2020. The Next Generation of Xbox in November The folks over at...

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2: Bridging the Generation Gap

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Back in May, the announcement of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 was met with a rush of mostly positive feelings from gamers. Whether it was from those who remembered playing the original back in 1999 or players who have only heard about the former king of the skateboarding genre, there was no shortage of opinion on the...

Look Fresh In NBA 2K21’s New Clothing Brands

We're a few days away from the current generation release of NBA 2K21. To tide us over, Take Two has dropped the list of NBA 2K21 clothing brands. It's not enough just to game, it's how you look doing it. https://twitter.com/NBA2K/status/1301202452994293760 Now, I'm a simple man from the Midwest. We don't see clothing styles for months (or years) after they hit big...

NHL 21 Closed Beta Details Unveiled

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After some understandable delays, EA is finally giving us the date of the NHL 21 closed beta. Starting 8/31, players who applied to enter the NHL 21 closed technical test will receive codes for a preview build. https://twitter.com/EASPORTSNHL/status/1300124759926005760?s=20 In a blog post, EA Community Manager clappy_NHL referenced the need to move development of NHL 21 to a work from home situation. "One of the biggest challenges...

NHL 21 World of Chel Will Feature New Ranking System, More!

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After a short and valid delay, EA is finally giving us our first look at details on World of CHEL in NHL 21. In a blog post, NHL 21 online producers Ariel Giovannetti and James Capadouca explain NHL 21's new ranking system: World of CHEL Seasons. World of CHEL Seasons In NHL 21, World of CHEL players will be competing for ranks in six planned seasons. Each...

Maximum Football 2020 New Features and Improvements

With many gamers disappointed in Madden 21, some are switching their attention to Doug Flutie's Maximum Football 2020. Canuck Play released exclusive first looks at some of the gameplay and features to the upcoming game. SGO got a first look at the defensive play creator that has been added to the game this year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYS4gOYNqQM This is one of the many new features...

DIRT 5’s New Playgrounds Feature Brings Custom Track Builder

DIRT 5 is less than two months away from its release date, but the game released new information about Playgrounds. The game's new feature Playgrounds was on display Thursday with a new trailer released for the public to see. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=if-SIAkO4Xk&feature=youtu.be What Playgrounds Will Have for DIRT 5 Gamers Playgrounds for Dirt 5 allows players to design, create, edit, and race on their...

NBA 2K21 Demo Marks Return of Team USA?

After spending the last few NBA 2K games unable to play as Team USA, it appears the wait is over. NBA 2K21 released its demo Monday as many gamers started to speculate after seeing Team USA's logo on the game. This suggests the NBA 2K team has once again obtained the rights to Team USA for its game. So far,...

EA Sports and NFL Announce Madden 21 Championship Series

EA Sports and the NFL announced an all-new look at the Madden 21 Championship series that will be different from the past. The championship series will offer a multitude of different things that will keep fans entertained. Those include a first-of-its-kind tournament offerings, weekly sports entertainment programming, and a mix of different celebrities, athletes, and professional Madden NFL players involvement. What's...

eFootball PES 2021 Makes History With Cover Athletes

With eFootball PES 2021 Season Update being released on September 15, the game has announced its new cover athletes. Konami released information Monday on the final cover for the standard edition of the game before it launches. The game will be featuring four athletes on the cover with some historical backings to it. Background Into eFootball PES 2021 Season Update...

NBA 2K21 MyTeam Features Revealed

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NBA 2K21 launches in just two weeks, and 2K Sports has released details on all of the changes coming to the game's MyTeam mode this year. Obviously one of the biggest points with MyTeam in NBA 2K21 is the fact that players will be able to carry over their entire collection and progress from the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One to the...

Madden 21 Makes New Additions to Ultimate Team

Madden 21 is close to be released and they continue to release new information that now includes Ultimate Team. EA released their latest Gridiron Notes blog revealing Ultimate Team information. The game mode is including new features like ability caps, a new item layout, and more. Madden 21 Ultimate Team New Features Ability Caps Ability Caps adds a new layer to team...

Tennis World Tour 2 Preview

Back in July, Nacon and Big Ant Studios revealed a gameplay trailer for Tennis World Tour 2, the sequel to Nacon's 2018 simulation tennis game Tennis World Tour. This past weekend, I got my hands on a demo build of Tennis World Tour 2 for some gameplay impressions. I'll go over some of Big Ant Studios' changes from Tennis World Tour 2. Then, we'll hop...

Madden 21 Releases Soundtrack

Madden 21 released the last key piece to the puzzle before the game is released on August 28 with its soundtrack. EA announced the new soundtrack on social media Friday. The game continued with feature hip-hop artists to the soundtrack while adding original scores to the game. For more details on the soundtrack, gamers can click on the link...

Madden 21 Gridiron Notes Covers “The Yard”

Fans already have had the opportunity to play Madden 21 and their new game mode "The Yard" on their mobile devices for free. The game's Gridiron Notes blog released the full details of the new game mode and what gamers can expect. Gridiron Notes covered multiple topics including the gameplay, playbooks, and the new world tour. Madden 21 The Yard Details What...

FIFA 21 Details In-Depth Career Mode

FIFA 21 gave fans details about career mode and the improvements made to the feature. A new Pitch Notes blog released Thursday dives deep into the mode, showcasing the new improvements made to career mode. They also released a new trailer that highlights the top improvements made. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JX3OU5weSOQ Improvements/New Features to FIFA 21 Career Mode Interactive Match Simulation The new interactive match simulation...

NBA 2K21 Gameplay Improvements Detailed

NBA 2K21 fans finally got some news about new gameplay and other features for the upcoming game. In a blog, NBA 2K Gameplay Director Mike Wang shared the latest news on what's to come for the new release. Wang had a conversation with Portland Trail Blazers guard Damien Lillard about what Lillard would like to see in the game. He...

NBA 2K21 Demo Coming In August

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For those waiting to get their hands on the latest installment of the NBA 2K franchise, a leak on the PlayStation store has revealed that an NBA 2K21 Demo is coming this month. Playable on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch, the NBA 2K21 demo will be available starting August 24. That date falls just under two weeks...

FIFA 21 Adds More Customization to Pro Clubs

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FIFA 21 will be giving gamers more power to customize one of their game modes. In their Pitch Notes blog released Tuesday, they announced updates to Pro Clubs for the next installment of the game. The blog gives an in-depth look at all the customization gamers will be able to do in the game mode. Customizations in FIFA 21 Pro...

UFC 4 Announces Soundtrack

UFC 4 has announced the soundtrack to their latest game. The soundtrack announcement was made on Thursday through Twitter posts by participating artists Terrell Hines and Denzel Curry.  In the media posts, EA Sports released a list of over 30 artists and their songs that will appear in the latest game.   Fans can listen to the soundtrack on Spotify...

NBA 2K21 Gameplay Trailer Released

NBA 2K21 fans got a first look into what the gameplay is going to look like with the new trailer released Thursday morning. The trailer only focuses on the current generation console version, which will be released on September 4. What Fans Learned About NBA 2K21 Gameplay Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLsDWPsx23c Unfortunately for fans, not much information was revealed in terms of what gamers...

PGA Tour 2K21 Preview – Anyway You Want It

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After its first effort with the PGA Tour licensing with The Golf Club 2019, HB Studios and 2K Sports are back with the freshly rebranded PGA Tour 2K21. The game will feature 15 officially licensed PGA Tour courses as well as 12 professionals, and Sports Gamers Online was able to go hands-on to bring you a preview of what...

FIFA 21 Removing Toxic Celebrations

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EA is making some changes to how players on the field are going to celebrate. Eurogamer reported that FIFA 21 will not return two of their celebrations due to it causing "toxic behaviors" with their online gaming communities. What Celebrations are being removed from FIFA 21? In the new FIFA 21 game, the post-goal "Shush" and "A-OK" celebrations are the two that are...

Madden 21: EA Sports Reveals The Yard

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It's been known that it was coming for some time, but on Wednesday EA Sports officially unveiled its new mode "The Yard" coming to Madden 21. Touted by EA Sports as a "fun, dynamic mode", The Yard will allow players to experience a quicker, more fast-paced form of backyard football. The first version of the mode is available starting Wednesday, August...

Project CARS 3 Releases New Trailer, Pre-Order Details

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Racing fans were treated to a new trailer being released for the upcoming Project CARS 3 game being released on August 28. Gamers got to see in the trailer the ability to customize their drivers as well as customize their vehicles. To see the new trailer to the game, watch the video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=640AvHQCzGY&feature=youtu.be Pre-Order Details to Project CARS 3 Fans of...

EA Sports Addresses Madden 21 Franchise Commitments

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Fans got a first glimpse of what Madden 21 and their team are focused on when working on improving their franchise mode. Madden's Gridiron Notes was released Tuesday where they tackled their franchise team and their commitments to franchise mode in the next two games. This stems from the #fixmaddenfranchise movement that occurred on social media in June. Fans expressed their...

Madden 21 Analytics: Ranking the AFC West

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We’ve spent the last week diving deep into Madden 21 Analytics to rank every aspect of each franchise team. We used the EA Madden team’s ratings, which you can find here, to build all of our rankings. It’s time to reveal how each team stacked up.  Today, we take on the AFC West. Las Vegas Raiders Franchise Team Rank: 24th The Good:...

WRC 9 Preview: Hands-on Gameplay

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Over the years Nacon -- fka as Big Ben -- has made some impressive strides with the World Rally Championship series. WRC 8 was one of the more well-regarded rally racers in quite some time, and solidified the series' place as a top-level racer. Now, with WRC 9 on the horizon, Nacon and developer KT Racing are hoping both...

UFC 4 Career Mode Details

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EA Sports revealed UFC 4 career mode details today through a brand new trailer and blog post on the game's website. The trailer shows details about UFC 4's new career mode while we follow a young fighter on his journey to the top. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJBFtOd1Jg8 "Every move matters on your journey to becoming the Undisputed UFC champion." Relationship System As the trailer opens, you are...

How Ratings Work in UFC 4

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The release of UFC 4 is just a couple of weeks away and one major change coming to the game involves how players are rated. Instead of numerical overall values, UFC 4 ratings are handled via a star system ranging from one to five stars. In a post on the game's website, EA Sports provided a breakdown on the decision...

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 Soundtrack Announced

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With nostalgia on the minds of many, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 and the developers of the game have announced new artists to the soundtrack. The new soundtrack will include 37 songs from old-school rap and rock music as well. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 will be released on September 4 on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One,...

Madden 21 Reveal X-Factor Abilities for Quarterbacks, Halfbacks

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It's X-Factor Season. This week, EA Sports will be revealing a new set of Madden 21 X-Factors, posting a new position every day. EA Sports added the X-Factor mechanic in Madden 20. X-Factors are unique abilities given to superstar players to help better match their real-life counterparts. These abilities are activated in-game by achieving certain game play objectives. For example, Seattle...

NBA 2K21 Soundtrack Revealed, Listen Now!

After a teaser was released last month, NBA 2K21 has announced their soundtrack for the upcoming game. Fans will be able to hear the full soundtrack of the game on Spotify starting Monday that includes 52 songs. Who Made the Cut on the NBA 2K21 Soundtrack One of the notable artists on the soundtrack is Portland Trail Blazers guard and cover athlete...

RIDE 4 Releases New Trailer

Bike racing fans got a look into the new RIDE 4 game with the release of the new trailer. The game released the trailer Friday that showcases the game engine and the scenery surrounding the bike races. RIDE 4 is set to be released on October 8. Gamers can pre-order the game now on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC/STEAM. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8byWEzVMkM&feature=youtu.be What...

PGA Tour 2K21 Reveals All 15 Courses

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We knew most of them thanks to the game's various trailers, but now we know all 15 licensed courses that will be available to play in PGA Tour 2K21 this August. The full list, which you can see below, contains 10 The Players Club courses as well as five non-TPC courses. Though the Atlantic Beach Country Club as well as...

FIFA 21 Features Revealed

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With the official reveal trailer for FIFA 21 out now, EA Sports has gone ahead and dropped all of the new features coming to the game when it launches on October 9 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. Coming to the game this year are improvements to gameplay, Career Mode, Ultimate Team, Volta Football, and more. You can check...

NHL 21 Release Date Leaked

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A day after releasing an update on the status of NHL 21, the game's release date has been revealed thanks to listings on both the Microsoft Store and PlayStation Store. The game will launch on October 16 for both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and will launch with three different versions: Standard, Deluxe, and Ultimate. In addition to the release...

Watch EA Sports UFC 4 Gameplay Trailer

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After the game's reveal just over a week ago along with an extremely brief closed beta, EA Sports is set to release the gameplay trailer for UFC 4 on Tuesday, July 21. Those who want to watch it can do so below when it goes live at 11 a.m. ET. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5epQZVC6F3Y&feature=emb_title UFC 4 features a number of new elements including overhauled ground...

Madden 21 Releases Full Player Ratings

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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...

Madden 21 Will Remove Washington Name and Logo

Electronic Arts made the announcement Friday that they will be removing Washington's name and logo from Madden 21. Kotaku was the first to report the change as the game gets ready to be released on August 25th. https://youtu.be/EFaXuTW0Fm0 Details on Madden, Washington Changes In a statement, an EA representative said, "We are pleased to see Washington's decision to change their team name and...

Madden 21: Top 5 Rookie CBs and Their Franchise Outlook

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On Tuesday, EA Sports released the Madden 21 rookie cornerbacks (CB) ratings, which you can find here. The rookie CB class is boom or bust talent wise, so I have set out to tell you who you should be on the lookout for. We don’t know their developments yet, but I will go ahead break down the top five and...

eFootball PES 2022 Will Be on a New Engine

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With the 25th anniversary here, Konami's eFootball PES series has announced the development of a new engine for next-gen consoles. The news comes just two days after it was reported that a new game for this year was not going to be made. However, a later update given to IGN did confirm that eFootball PES 2021 is slated to be...

Will EA Sports UFC 4 Be On Xbox Series X or PlayStation 5?

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When EA Sports revealed UFC 4 on Saturday, it was announced that the game will come to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in August. What wasn't announced, however, was whether the game will make its way to the next-gen PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. If you were hoping to see the game get the Madden 21 or FIFA 21...

UFC 4 Won’t Feature Ultimate Team

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When UFC 4 launches in August, one mode that fans have seen will no longer be a part of the game: Ultimate Team. In an interview with GameSpot, UFC 4 creative director Brian Hayes that the mode's removal had a lot to do with its popularity, or lack thereof. "There is no Ultimate Team in UFC for this year that was...

Madden 21 Franchise Mode Leaked on Twitter

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Madden 21 fans got excited to see franchise mode leaks on Twitter Saturday morning. Cameron Mertz posted multiple photos revealing different parts of franchise mode. Among them were the main menu, and player/team ratings. Madden 21 Leaks Reveal Franchise Mode Mertz revealed some player and team ratings from a number of teams in the game. It was shown that the New...

ESPN Hosting Madden 21 Ratings Week

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During one of the most anticipated times of the year for sports gamers, ESPN and Madden are teaming up for ratings week. ESPN has announced they are going to be helping reveal Madden 21 player ratings from July 13 to 17. https://twitter.com/ESPNPR/status/1281237134599491585 “After the success of last year’s E:60 highlighting the Madden ratings process, revealing ratings live on ESPN was a...

UFC 4 Features Overhauled Gameplay and Career Mode Improvements

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Ahead of the promotions UFC 251 PPV event on Saturday night, EA Sports has revealed the upcoming launch of UFC 4. Releasing August 14, the game will be available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with a beta to come ahead of launch. There was no mention on if versions of the game will be available for Xbox Series X...

Madden 21 Reveals Rookie Wide Receiver Ratings

Madden 21 Rookie Ratings
EA Sports got right back to work on releasing new rookie ratings Madden 21. Their announcement came on Twitter in a video with former Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chad Johnson letting the wide receiver rookies know their ratings. https://twitter.com/EAMaddenNFL/status/1281588995009458176 Madden 21 Rookie Receiver Ratings Leading the rookie wide receivers in Madden 21 is Las Vegas Raiders' first-round pick, Henry Ruggs III. He comes in...

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