*UPDATED* Madden 21 Ratings – New 99 OVR Confirmed: Fifth 99 Club member revealed & more
EA is partnering with ESPN to announce the OVRs of players in the new game next week!
Ratings season is in full effect for Madden 21, and every day more is coming out.
We’ve already gotten the rookie QB, HB, & WR ratings, best QBs, best RBs, best CBs, best FS’, members of the 99 Club, and the top 10 pass rushers.
Let’s go over all the Madden 21 ratings reveals so far!
Latest news – Michael Thomas is 99 OVR
The ratings leaks said there were four 99 Club members, but EA has revealed a fifth – Michael Thomas!
Michael Thomas joins Patrick Mahomes, Christian McCaffrey, Aaron Donald, and Stephon Gilmore in the 99 Club this year.
Best Cornerbacks Revealed
There are tons of sharp shutdown cornerbacks in the NFL today, and that’s represented well in Madden 21.
You can look over the full list of the best cornerbacks in Madden 21 below:
While there’s some controversial placements on the list, that only means there’s more to debate on Twitter.
Stephon Gilmore is 99 OVR
The reigning Defensive Player of the Year and elite cover corner Stephon Gilmore is a member of the 99 Club!
Gilmore takes 99 OVR along with 99 awareness, 99 man coverage, and 99 press. That’s tough to beat!
Top 10 Pass Rushers revealed
The newest reveal for Madden 21 is a unique one, as its not based on position. Instead, we received the top 10 OVR pass rushers in the game – and it’s a very exciting list!
You can look over the reveal in full below:
You can also read our breakdown of the rankings here.
Aaron Donald 99 OVR once more
Another day, another 99 Club member. This time it’s Rams DE Aaron Donald.
This is Donald’s fourth Madden in a row with a launch rating of 99 OVR.
It’s not really a surprise to see Donald get the max rating again after yet another amazing season.
Top 10 RBs revealed
We’ve gotten plenty of big ratings reveals so far, but the latest might be the most exciting.
We now know how the 10 best running backs look in Madden 21, so defenses beware!
You can go over the ratings in full below:
The list goes to show how far ahead Christian McCaffrey is as a generational talent in the run game.
Christian McCaffrey joins 99 Club
The dynamic Carolina Panthers running back ended Madden 20 with 99 OVR, and he will start Madden 21 with 99 OVR!
The Panthers RB is an elite talent both running the ball and as a receiver.
He’s the perfect weapon in Madden 21.
Top 10 QBs Revealed
Ratings season is in full swing with the top 10 QBs being revealed on ESPN’s Twitter Monday, 13 July!
The only 99 club member of the bunch is Super Bowl Champion Patrick Mahomes. There’s certainly some room for debate on the ratings, especially with Aaron Rodgers at 89.
You can read over the full reveal below!
Fastest QBs announced
Along with the OVRs, EA has also released the speed stat for the top five QBs.
Lamar Jackson is unsurprisingly the fastest QB. Followed by Kyler Murray, Taysom Hill, Marcus Mariota, and Tyrod Taylor.
Rookie RB ratings announced
Mixed in with the QB announcements, the rookie running backs got their OVRs too!
JK Dobbins leads the way at 75 OVR, followed by Clyde Edwards-Helaire and D’Andre Swift at 74 OVR and Jonathan Taylor at 73 OVR.
Chase Young leaked?
The #2 pick in the draft, Washington’s amazing pass rusher Chase Young, is expected to be the top rated rookie.
Leaks have him at 80 OVR, four points higher than #1 pick Joe Burrow.
Ratings reveal date
Madden 21 ratings will be revealed throughout this week.
EA is teaming up with ESPN to make announcements.
We are expecting to learn the OVRs of all the top players in the NFL throughout the week.
Some are sure to be controversial.
Madden 21 ratings so far
Joe Burrow (76 OVR) and Tua Tagovailoa (73 OVR) have already been announced by EA.
More ratings are set to be revealed during #MaddenRatingsWeek.
Burrow was joined by the lightning-fast Henry Ruggs III on 76 OVR.
We expect to hear the ratings of other rookies like Chase Young and Jeff Okudah, as well as those in the 99 Club this year.
Madden 21 ratings predictions
We’ve also been predicting the ratings of players!
Fastest player confirmed
In a video giving out rookie wide receiver ratings, Chad Johnson revealed who the fastest player in Madden 21 will be.
Unsurprisingly, that honor will go to Tyreek Hill, though rookie Henry Ruggs III will push him close with a huge 98 speed rating.
Madden 21 will arrive on 28 August!