*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!

Toby Durant by Toby Durant
madden 21 ratings reveal

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!

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CAN’T GUARD MIKE: The superb Saints WR is 99 OVR

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:

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SHUTDOWN: Gilmore leads a dangerous list of cornerbacks lurking in Madden 21

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!

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ELITE: Gilmore comes with a stack of 99 stats

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:

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OFFENSES BEWARE!: These pass rushers will put the pain on any offense

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:

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TIGHT RACE: With so many close calls, this list is sure to generate a lot of discussion

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!

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DO IT ALL: McCaffrey can do anything you want

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!

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HUGE REVEAL! – ESPN has dropped the top 10 QB ratings, and there’s plenty to bicker about

Fastest QBs announced

Along with the OVRs, EA has also released the speed stat for the top five QBs.

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GONE IN A FLASH: Lamar is the fastest passer

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.

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COMING SOON: What OVR will your favorite player get?

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!

From the QBs to the best players on the Cowboys this year. Check them out and let us know if you agree!

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.

Release date

Madden 21 will arrive on 28 August!

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TALK TO ME: Face of the Franchise is deeper than ever this year

You can get three days early access if you pre-order the Deluxe or MVP editions.

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