30 Jul 2021 12:47 PM +00:00

Madden 22: Tracking every single player rating reveal

With Madden 22 ratings week finally winding down, things culminated with arguably the most important position in all of football.

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We'll have continued live updates if more Madden 22 ratings are revealed, but we finally know this year's top quarterbacks.

Latest - Top Quarterbacks lead by Mahomes

After a week of major reveals, things finally culminated as the top quarterbacks in Madden 22 got dropped on ESPN.

While the ratings will certainly draw debate, only one player got to join the 99 Club for his third year.

  • Matt Ryan, QB, Atlanta Falcons - 85 OVR
  • Ryan Tannehill, QB, Tennessee Titans - 87 OVR
  • Dak Prescott, QB, Dallas Cowboys - 87 OVR
  • Josh Allen, QB, Buffalo Bills - 88 OVR
  • Deshaun Watson, QB, Houston Texans - 90 OVR
  • Lamar Jackson, QB, Baltimore Ravens - 91 OVR
  • Russell Wilson, QB, Seattle Seahawks - 94 OVR
  • Aaron Rodgers, QB, Green Bay Packers - 96 OVR
  • Tom Brady, QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers - 97 OVR
  • Patrick Mahomes, QB, Kansas City Chiefs - 99 OVR

Patrick Mahomes becomes the final member of the 99 Club in Madden 22, and he becomes the only quarterback to get that honor this year.

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Top 10 Cornerbacks

After an offensive focus with running backs and tight ends on Wednesday, the next day saw a shift to some of the best ball hawks in the league.

This time the focus turned to cornerbacks, and here are the top 10 in Madden 22:

  • Darius Slay Jr, CB, Philadelphia Eagles - 88 OVR
  • Kendall Fuller, CB, Washington Football Team - 89 OVR
  • Denzel Ward, CB, Cleveland Browns - 89 OVR
  • James Bradberry IV, CB, Carolina Panthers - 90 OVR
  • Xavien Howard, CB, Miami Dolphins - 91 OVR
  • Marlon Humphrey, CB, Baltimore Ravens - 92 OVR
  • Tre'Davious White, CB, Buffalo Bills - 93 OVR
  • Jaire Alexander, CB, Green Bay Packers - 95 OVR
  • Stephon Gilmore, CB, New England Patriots - 97 OVR
  • Jalen Ramsey, CB, Los Angeles Rams - 99 OVR

At the very top of the list, we have Jalen Ramsey who becomes the next member of the 99 Club in Madden 22.

Top 10 Safeties

As revealed on ESPN, here are the top 10 safeties in Madden 22:

  • Minkah Fitzpatrick, FS, Pittsburgh Steelers - 89 OVR
  • Adrian Amos, SS, Green Bay Packers - 89 OVR
  • Eddie Jackson, FS, Chicago Bears - 89 OVR
  • Harrison Smith, SS, Minnesota Vikings - 90 OVR
  • Jamal Adams, SS, Seattle Seahawks - 90 OVR
  • Justin Simmons, FS, Denver Broncos - 91 OVR
  • Jessie Bates III, FS, Cincinnati Bengals - 91 OVR
  • Devin McCourty, FS, New England Patriots - 92 OVR
  • Budda Baker, SS, Arizona Cardinals - 93 OVR
  • Tyrann Mathieu, SS, Kansas City Chiefs - 95 OVR
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Top 10 Tight Ends

After wide receivers opened the week, we've finally learned about the top 10 tight ends in Madden 22, including another 99 Club member.

  • Dallas Goedert, TE, Philadelphia Eagles - 84 OVR
  • T.J. Hockenson, TE, Detroit Lions - 85 OVR
  • Mike Gesicki, TE, Miami Dolphins - 85 OVR
  • Rob Gronkowski, TE, Tampa Bay Buccaneers - 86 OVR
  • Austin Hooper, TE, Cleveland Browns - 86 OVR
  • Hunter Henry, TE, New England Patriots - 87 OVR
  • Mark Andrews, TE, Baltimore Ravens - 88 OVR
  • Darren Waller, TE, Las Vegas Raiders - 93 OVR
  • George Kittle, TE, San Francisco 49ers - 96 OVR
  • Travis Kelce, TE, Kansas City Chiefs - 99 OVR
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Top 10 Running Backs & 99 Club

The big focus for Wednesday ratings was the top 10 running backs in Madden 22, and there's a surprising name at the top:

  • Joe Mixon, RB, Cincinnati Bengals - 88 OVR
  • Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Dallas Cowboys - 88 OVR
  • Josh Jacobs, RB, Las Vegas Raiders - 88 OVR
  • Saquon Barkley, RB, New York Giants - 90 OVR
  • Aaron Jones, RB, Green Bay Packers - 91 OVR
  • Alvin Kamara, RB, New Orleans Saints - 94 OVR
  • Dalvin Cook, RB, Minnesota Vikings - 95 OVR
  • Nick Chubb, RB, Cleveland Browns - 96 OVR
  • Derrick Henry, RB, Tennessee Titans - 96 OVR
  • Christian McCaffrey, RB, Carolina Panthers - 97 OVR
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While there's no arguing McCaffrey is one of the top players in the league today, many would have put Derrick Henry in the top spot.

We've got more details here on the snub of Derrick Henry when it comes to Madden 22 ratings.

Edge Rushers & Defensive Linemen

The big focus for the next day in Madden Ratings Reveal Week turned to defense, and that began with the top edge rushers in Madden 22.

The following were revealed on SportsCenter AM:

  • Za'Darius Smith, OLB, Green Bay Packers - 89 OVR
  • Nick Bosa, DE, San Francisco 49ers - 90 OVR
  • Joey Bosa, OLB, Los Angeles Chargers - 92 OVR
  • Von Miller, OLB, Denver Broncos - 93 OVR
  • Cameron Jordan, DE, New Orleans Saints - 93 OVR
  • JJ Watt, DE, Arizona Cardinals - 94 OVR
  • Chandler Jones, OLB, Arizona Cardinals - 94 OVR
  • TJ Watt, OLB, Pittsburgh Steelers - 94 OVR
  • Khalil Mack, OLB, Chicago Bears - 96 OVR
  • Myles Garrett, DE, Cleveland Browns - 98 OVR
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On top of that, we also learned about the next 99 Club member during Get Up on ESPN, and it's not exactly someone who isn't familiar with the recognition.

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NINETY NINE: No one feels more appropriate wearing the 99

Aaron Donald becomes only this year's second 99 Club member, marking the fifth consecutive year he's gotten that nod, and we learned about the rest of this year's best defensive linemen.

  • Vita Vea, DT, Tampa Bay Buccaneers - 88 OVR
  • Stephon Tuitt, LE, Pittsburgh Steelers - 89 OVR
  • Kenny Clark, DT, Green Bay Packers - 89 OVR
  • Calais Campbell, RE, Green Bay Packers - 90 OVR
  • Michael Pierce, DT, Minnesota Vikings - 91 OVR
  • Cameron Heyward, RE, Pittsburgh Steelers - 92 OVR
  • DeForest Buckner, DT, Indianapolis Colts - 92 OVR
  • Chris Jones, DT, Kansas City Chiefs - 92 OVR
  • Fletcher Cox, DT, Philadelphia Eagles - 94 OVR
  • Aaron Donald, RE, Los Angeles Rams - 99 OVR
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Fastest Wideouts, Highest Speed Rating

While the central focus so far has been on overall ratings, and that's often the thing that gets the most fanfare, we're also learning about individual attributes already.

The top 10 fastest wide receivers in Madden 22, those who have the highest Speed Rating, have now been revealed:

  • Tyreek Hill, WR, Kansas City Chiefs - 99 Speed Rating
  • Henry Ruggs III, WR, Las Vegas Raiders - 99 Speed Rating
  • Marquise Brown, WR, Baltimore Ravens - 97 Speed Rating
  • Mecole Hardman, WR, Kansas City Chiefs - 97 Speed Rating
  • Jaylen Waddle, WR, Miami Dolphins - 97 Speed Rating
  • Anthony Schwartz, WR, Cleveland Browns - 97 Speed Rating
  • Marquise Goodwin, WR, Chicago Bears - 96 Speed Rating
  • John Ross III, WR, New York Giants - 96 Speed Rating
  • Rico Gafford, WR, Arizona Cardinals - 96 Speed Rating
  • D.K. Metcalf, WR, Seattle Seahawks - 96 Speed Rating
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Meanwhile, we've also got details here on one NFL player who wasn't happy with his Speed rating and managed to convince EA Sports to raise it.

Top 10 Wide Receivers

While we initially thought the reveal would come during the mid-day episode of SportsCenter, things got dropped early with the Top 10 Wide Receivers in Madden 22 being revealed even before Get Up.

This included the very first 99 Club reveal, so without further delay, here's the top 10 in Madden 22:

  • Allen Robinson, WR, Chicago Bears - 90 OVR
  • Mike Evans, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers - 91 OVR
  • Amari Cooper, WR, Dallas Cowboys - 92 OVR
  • Keenan Allen, WR, Los Angeles Chargers - 93 OVR
  • Michael Thomas, WR, New Orleans Saints - 94 OVR
  • Julio Jones, WR, Tennessee Titans - 95 OVR
  • Stefon Diggs, WR, Buffalo Bills - 97 OVR
  • Tyreek Hill, WR, Kansas City Chiefs - 98 OVR
  • Deandre Hopkins, WR, Arizona Cardinals - 98 OVR
  • Davante Adams, WR, Green Bay Packers - 99 OVR

Davante Adams becomes the first member of the 99 Club for Madden 22, but he won't be the last, as we're expecting to get at least one player dropped each morning this week.

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NFL Rookie Ratings, Lowest Rated & more

While the top 10s and 99 Club reveals along with them will dominate the conversation, we've also got details on several other ratings for rookies or a handful of other players that have been revealed already.

Just as the kickoff went live, the following mini-reveal for a handful of rookies in Madden 22 was dropped on Twitter:

That was just the beginning, as all of the following rookies have had their ratings revealed so far:

  • Kyle Pitts, TE, Atlanta Falcons - 81 OVR
  • Trevor Lawrence, QB, Jacksonville Jaguars - 78 OVR
  • Jaylen Waddle, WR, Miami Dolphins - 76 OVR
  • Pat Surtain II, CB, Denver Broncos - 76 OVR
  • Zach Wilson, QB, New York Jets - 75 OVR
  • Ja'Marr Chase, WR, Cincinnati Bengals - 75 OVR
  • DeVonta Smith, WR, Philadelphia Eagles - 75 OVR
  • Trey Lance, QB, San Francisco 49ers - 74 OVR
  • Justin Fields, QB, Chicago Bears - 74 OVR
  • Mac Jones, QB, New England Patriots - 71 OVR
  • Elijah Moore, WR, New York Jets - 73 OVR
  • Kadarius Toney, WR, New York Giants - 72 OVR
  • Rashod Bateman, WR, Baltimore Ravens - 72 OVR
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In addition, the following ratings have been revealed for players who will be with new teams as this season begins:

  • Matthew Stafford, QB, Los Angeles Rams - 83 OVR
  • Jared Goff, QB, Detroit Lions - 77 OVR
  • Carson Wentz, QB, Indianapolis Colts - 72 OVR
  • Jalen Hurts, QB, Philadelphia Eagles - 71 OVR
  • Sam Darnold, QB, Carolina Panthers - 71 OVR
  • Julio Jones, WR, Tennessee Titans - 95 OVR
  • JJ Watt, DE, Arizona Cardinals - 94 OVR
  • Jonnu Smith, TE, New England Patriots - 81 OVR
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Finally, as the initial ratings special wound down, we got the back end of the spectrum as they revealed the six lowest rated players in Madden 22, all of which are long snappers:

  • Zach Triner, LS, Tampa Bay Buccaneers - 25 OVR
  • Matthew Orzech, LS, Los Angeles Rams - 25 OVR
  • Joe Cardona, LS, New England Patriots - 26 OVR
  • Ross Matiscik, LS, Jacksonville Jaguars - 26 OVR
  • Zach Wood, LS, New Orleans Saints - 26 OVR
  • Kameron Canaday, LS, Arizona Cardinals - 26 OVR
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When is Madden 22 Ratings Week?

While Madden 22 Ratings Week is technically between July 26 and July 30, things actually began on Sunday, July 25 at 12:30pm ET on SportsCenter.

Laura Rutledge and Mina Kimes hosted a Ratings Kickoff Special with Chad Ochocinco Johnson, and we already got some great reveals.

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THE ROOKIE: Trevor Lawrence could top the ratings for rookies

We'll have live updates here as each reveal happens throughout the week, and the countdown continues as each new reveal is on the way.

Madden 22 has an official release date of August 20, 2021, but the game will be available as a trial as early as August 12, 2021 and via Early Access on August 17, 2021.

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Full Madden 22 Ratings Week Reveal Schedule on ESPN

With an entire week of festivities planned, there are a lot of shows to keep an eye on depending on which players you're most excited to learn about.

Now, it's important to note that the schedule we have below is what was shared by EA Sports ahead of this week, but we've already seen some changes that could continue as the week goes on.

According to mentions on ESPN, the plan is instead to reveal a top 10 each day on SportsCenter AM, including one 99 Club member, which concludes just before 8am ET, and Monday's reveal did drop around 7:50am ET.

As of 5pm ET on Monday, July 26, no other major reveals were dropped on ESPN, though we did see some specific attribute ratings trickle out on social media.

Again, here's the schedule as announced by EA Sports, which could fluctuate more throughout the week:

  • Sunday, July 25: Ratings Kickoff Special at 12:30pm ET on SportsCenter, hosted by Laura Rutledge and Mina Kimes
  • Monday, July 26: 99 Club Reveal at 8am ET on Get Up!
  • Monday, July 26: Top 10 Wide Receivers with Chad Johnson at 10am ET on First Take
  • Monday, July 26: Full WR ratings reveal at 12pm ET on SportsCenter, with additional coverage on NFL Live at 4pm ET
  • Tuesday, July 27: 99 Club Reveal at 8am ET on Get Up!
  • Tuesday, July 27: Top 10 Defensive Linemen with Vince Wilfork at 10am ET on First Take
  • Tuesday, July 27: Top 10 Edge Rushers at 12pm ET on SportsCenter, with additional coverage on NFL Live at 4pm ET
  • Wednesday, July 28: 99 Club Reveal at 8am ET on Get Up!
  • Wednesday, July 28: Top Running Backs with Marshawn Lynch at 10am ET on First Take
  • Wednesday, July 28: Full RB ratings reveal at 12pm ET on SportsCenter with additional coverage on NFL Live at 4pm ET
  • Thursday, July 29: 99 Club Reveal at 8am ET on Get Up!
  • Thursday, July 29: Top 10 Safeties with Ed Reed at 10am ET on First Take
  • Thursday, July 29: Additional ratings revealed at 12pm ET on SportsCenter with additional coverage on NFL Live at 4pm ET
  • Friday, July 30: 99 Club Reveal at 8am ET on Get Up!
  • Friday, July 30: Top 10 Quarterbacks with Alex Smith at 10am ET on First Take
  • Friday, July 30: Additional ratings revealed at 12pm ET on SportsCenter with additional coverage on NFL Live at 4pm ET
  • Friday, July 30: SportsCenter Special at 7pm ET with Louis Riddick and Mina Kimes to reveal additional ratings, interview players, and break down the ratings process
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