Madden 23 X-Factors List: All players with a Superstar X Factor ability in the closed beta

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With a new year upon us, Madden 23 X-Factor players will once again be a hot topic as some may not get what fans believe they deserve.

Now that we've gotten a preview via the closed beta and some potential leaks, here's our list of all the known Madden 23 X-Factor players so far.

List of All Madden 23 X Factor Players

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We're still a few months out from the worldwide Madden 23 release date, but the closed beta has already been giving fans an early look.

On top of showcasing the new FieldSENSE gameplay, it also tips off the potential X-Factor lineup for Madden 23.

These could change between now and launch, as EA does emphasize in the beta that some player ratings are intentionally scrambled and nothing is final, but chances are the final list won't be far off.

Madden 23 X-Factor list abilities players
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We've also gotten a handful of unconfirmed leaks via the Madden23Leaks account on Twitter, many of which do match what's shown in the Madden 23 beta.

As of now, that account has indicated Mark Andrews (Ravens TE), Deebo Samuel (49ers WR), and Michael Thomas (Saints WR) will have an X-Factor, though they do not have one in the closed beta.

Unfortunately, not every team has made the cut on the current list, as the following are without a single player in the beta that has a Superstar X-Factor ability: Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Philadelphia Eagles, Atlanta Falcons, New York Giants, Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Jets, Detroit Lions, and Houston Texans.

We could see players given an X-Factor by launch on some of these teams, but they may instead have only players with a lower-tier Superstar ability.

Here are the known Superstar X-Factor players according to the current beta:

San Francisco 49ers Superstar X-Factors

  • George Kittle (TE) - YAC 'Em Up: Increased chance to break the first post-catch tackle
  • Fred Warner (LB) - Zone Hawk: More INTs in zone coverage
  • Nick Bosa (DE) - Relentless: Rush moves no longer cost points
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Buffalo Bills Superstar X-Factors

  • Stefon Diggs (WR) - RAC 'Em Up: Wins RAC catches vs. single coverage
  • Tre'Davious White (CB) - Shutdown: Tighter coverage and more INTs on contested catches
  • Von Miller (DE) - Fearmonger: Chance to pressure the QB while engaged with a blocker
  • Josh Allen (QB) - Bazooka: Max throwing distance increased
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Denver Broncos Superstar X-Factors

  • Russell Wilson (QB) - Blitz Radar: Highlights extra blitzers

Cleveland Browns Superstar X-Factors

  • Myles Garrett (DE) - Unstoppable Force: Pass rush wins lead to quicker block shedding
  • Nick Chubb (HB) - Wrecking Ball: High success rate on trucks and stiff arms
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Superstar X-Factors

  • Tom Brady (QB) - Pro Reads: Highlights the first open target and ignores pressure
  • Lavonte David (LB) - Run Stuffer: Block shedding is more effective vs. run plays
  • Mike Evans (WR) - Double Me: Wins aggressive catches vs. single coverage
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Arizona Cardinals Superstar X-Factors

  • DeAndre Hopkins (WR) - Double Me: Wins aggressive catches vs. single coverage
  • Kyler Murray (QB) - Escape Artist: Improved scrambling speed when leaving the pocket

Los Angeles Chargers Superstar X-Factors

  • Khalil Mack (LB) - Unstoppable Force: Pass rush wins lead to quicker block shedding
  • Keenan Allen (WR) - Max Security: High success rate on possession catches
  • Joey Bosa (LB) - Unstoppable Force: Pass rush wins lead to quicker block shedding
  • Derwin James Jr (SS) - Reinforcement: Higher chance to defeat run blocks and disrupt catches
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Kansas City Chiefs Superstar X-Factors

  • Patrick Mahomes (QB) - Bazooka: Max throwing distance increased
  • Travis Kelce (TE) - Double Me: Wins aggressive catches vs. single coverage
  • Chris Jones (DT) - Momentum Shift: On field opponents have their zone progress wiped
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Indianapolis Colts Superstar X-Factors

  • Stephon Gilmore (CB) - Shutdown: Tighter coverage and more INTs on contested catches
  • DeForest Buckner (DT) - Unstoppable Force: Pas rush wins lead to quicker block shedding
  • Jonathan Taylor (HB) - Freight Train: Increased chance to break the next tackle attempt
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Washington Commanders Superstar X-Factors

  • Terry McLaurin (WR) - Ankle Breaker: High fakeout rate on skill moves following the catch

Dallas Cowboys Superstar X-Factors

  • Dak Prescott (QB) - Blitz Radar: Highlights extra blitzers
  • Micah Parsons (LB) - Unstoppable Force: Pass rush wins lead to quicker block shedding
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Miami Dolphins Superstar X-Factors

  • Tyreek Hill (WR) - RAC 'Em Up: Wins RAC catches vs. single coverage

Green Bay Packers Superstar X-Factors

  • Aaron Rodgers (QB) - Dots: Grants perfect passing on any throw
  • Jaire Alexander (CB) - Shutdown: Tighter coverage and more INTs on contested catches
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Carolina Panthers Superstar X-Factors

  • Christian McCaffrey (HB) - Ankle Breaker: High fakeout rate on skill moves following the catch

Las Vegas Raiders Superstar X-Factors

  • Davante Adams (WR) - Double Me: Wins aggressive catches vs. single coverage
  • Chandler Jones (LB) - Fearmonger: Chance to pressure the QB while engaged with a blocker
  • Darren Waller (TE) - YAC 'Em Up: Increased chance to break the first post-catch tackle
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Los Angeles Rams Superstar X-Factors

  • Jalen Ramsey (CB) - Bottleneck: Dominantly win man press attempts
  • Aaron Donald (DE) - Blitz: On field blockers have their resistance bars wiped
  • Bobby Wagner (LB) - Avalanche: Downhill hit-sticks force fumbles
  • Cooper Kupp (WR) - RAC 'Em Up: Wins RAC caches vs. single coverage
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Baltimore Ravens Superstar X-Factors

  • Lamar Jackson (QB) - Truzz: Can't fumble as a result of a tackle

New Orleans Saints Superstar X-Factors

  • Tyrann Mathieu (SS) - Reinforcement: Higher chance to defeat run blocks and disrupt catches
  • Alvin Kamara (HB) - Satellite: Wins RAC and possession catches vs. single coverage
  • Cameron Jordan (DE) - Unstoppable Force: Pass rush wins lead to quicker block shedding
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Seattle Seahawks Superstar X-Factors

  • D.K. Metcalf (WR) - Double Me: Wins aggressive catches vs. single coverage

Pittsburgh Steelers Superstar X-Factors

  • T.J. Watt (LB) - Unstoppable Force: Pass rush wins lead to quicker block shedding
  • Cameron Heyward (DE) - Fearmonger: Chance to pressure the QB while engaged with a blocker
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Tennessee Titans Superstar X-Factors

  • Derrick Henry (HB) - Freight Train: Increased chance to break the next tackle attempt

Minnesota Vikings Superstar X-Factors

  • Dalvin Cook (HB) - First One Free: High fakeout rate on next juke, spin, or hurdle
  • Danielle Hunter (LB) - Unstoppable Force: Pass rush wins lead to quicker block shedding
  • Justin Jefferson (WR) - Double Me: Wins aggressive catches vs. single coverage
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You can secure your Madden 23 pre order here, or check out the latest on the EA Play Trial if you're still on the fence about buying this year's game.