Madden NFL 10: Favre a Viking

The big quarterback signings in the NFL continue. Last week Philadelphia made waves when they announced the signing of controversial QB Michael Vick. While the Eagles proved to be a surprising destination for Vick, absolutey zero people are surprised by today's news that Brett Favre will reportedly...

The big quarterback signings in the NFL continue. Last week Philadelphia made waves when they announced the signing of controversial QB Michael Vick. While the Eagles proved to be a surprising destination for Vick, absolutey zero people are surprised by today's news that Brett Favre will reportedly sign a contract to play the season with the Minnesota Vikings, a team that Favre has been connected to throughout the off-season despite being informed by Favre on July 28 of his intention to stay retired.

For Madden fans, the questions are: Will Favre make it into tomorrow's roster update that will put Vick with the Eagle and what will his ratings be? We still don't have an answer to either but expect them soon, as the Madden development team has been very vocal about player ratings this year. Stay tuned for an update as soon as we find out when Favre will be in Madden 10 and how he'll play.

In the meantime, do you think the 39-year-old Favre will make an impact with the Vikings this season?

[UPDATE: According to a Twitter post by EA Sports PR manager Rob Semsey, Brett Favre will be included in the August 19 roster update. Favre's official ratings below.]

[UPDATE 2: The ratings table below has changed because, according to EA reps, some of the ratings categories in Madden NFL 10 did not exist in Madden NFL 09. I've updated the table below, according to EA Sports' revised information.]

Attribute Madden 10 Madden 09 Change
Overall 82 84 -2
Throw Power 93 96 -3
Throw Accuracy 79 84 -5
Short Accuracy 77 NA
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Mid Accuracy 79 NA -
Deep Accuracy 81 NA -
Play Action 82 NA -
Throw on Run 72 NA -
Awareness 85 85 0
Speed 60 60 0
Agility 60 61 -1
Injury 90 99 -9

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27 comments
NoseWeed619
NoseWeed619

I think that Favre should of gotton a little bit more credit awarded to his stats. I mean. He still is Brett Favre. It doesn't matter really if he's 39 or not.

MaxCannonX
MaxCannonX

I think they will win the superbowl, but i just got madden 10 w00t, so happy.

slycooper21
slycooper21

@BrianEk Touche my friend, touche. I'm just gonna leave you with 2 words, a final thought of sorts. ADRIAN PETERSON!!!!!!

ohjtbehaaave
ohjtbehaaave

As a Jets fan let me say to the Vikings fans..... Enjoy all of Favre's AWFUL INTERCEPTIONS! I've never seen worse QB decision making and FORCING passes where they had no business being thrown! I think Favre is done and is living off his past accomplishments. With that said... he still might be a better option than the other 2 Vikes QB's who are mediocre to bad QB's. Plus... he's back with a familiar offense he's run all his career. Should be interesting to see how the grey bearded one does. The 2 year contract is absurd money... And the only reason he's back is to stick it to the Packers because they 'hurt his feelings' when they let him go. Just keep your expectations low Vikes fans.

Jib_jib2003
Jib_jib2003

How do i create his face???? NFL 10 should have T.V. broadcast camera style like they use to have in NFL2004 plz have some update on more camera angle and in game hight light and repeating replay wanna see the game like we saw on Sunday and monday night football

e1337prodigy
e1337prodigy

can someone send me his full madden ratings (private message). As I don't have xbox live and he not in the game. Well least i can't see him, so i tried creating him and he comes out as 84 overall with those ratings. thanks.

weezyindamuluva
weezyindamuluva

vikes lookin madd tuff but...philly to the super bowl!!! go mike vick!!!

mechberg
mechberg

@slycooper21 -- At least the Bears will get two years out of their new QB. *BOOM TISH*

slycooper21
slycooper21

@BrianEk Don't be jealous. Just wait 2 years when Jay Cutler whines and complains about how Devin Hester sucks, then demands another trade. :)

bleedgreen2-1-5
bleedgreen2-1-5

im a diehard Eagles fan and i was pumped when we got Mike Vick, but the Vikings are starting to scare me, they now have a real QB, who plays 8 games in a dome this year, perfect conditions. Plus he has the best runningback in the game to take the pressure off his shoulders. Harvin and Berriam + Favres cannon arm, (a little weaker than last year) there will be many deep balls this season. Vikings look very scary as of now, I hope the Eagles have what it takes in case they meet in the playoffs this year. Peace! Go Eagles!

cn2009shoes
cn2009shoes

i think sound great for brett favre and michael vick will be updated in Madden NFL 10 this year. www cn2009shoes com

VegetaMaelstrom
VegetaMaelstrom

Favre has about as much credibility at this point as Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds put together. Glad to see he will make it into Madden 10 though as I want to put the hurt on him and his soon to be 8-8 Vikings. Time to start your next "retirement" speech Brett or does your agent already have the next 3 or 4 done for you?

jamexican
jamexican

i think sound great for brett favre and michael vick will be uptated in Madden NFL 10 this year.

SkylinePigeon
SkylinePigeon

I attend Favre's alma mater (University of Southern Mississippi) and while I love Favre, I really think if you say you're going to retire then do it, all this fanfare is kind of silly. :/ Oh well... Southern Miss to the top!

mechberg
mechberg

@fkbwii -- Yep lots of potential on that team for sure. Time to prove themselves.

fkbwii
fkbwii

@BrianEk -- Yeah, and with the Texans' depth chart as deep as ever, we're going to the playoffs this year! We have the best WR, Andre Johnson, one of the best TE, Owen Daniels, a great QB (when he's healthy), Matt Schaub, one of the best RB, Steve Slaton, one of the best DE, Super Mario Williams, a good DT, Amobi Okoye, rookie LB, Brian Cushing, the tackling machine MLB, DeMeco Ryans, and a good CB, Dunta Robinson (he will sign a contract).

Anchorman91
Anchorman91

I'm not saying I'm a Packers fan though, personally, I'm a Chargers fan. We just need to worry about our secondary defense. LT!

Anchorman91
Anchorman91

God, as much as I really like Favre (when he was a Packer), he really should just retire rather than stirring up a media storm every summer after he's 'retired'. This also does not bode well for the Vikings, as their younger Quarterbacks like Tavaris Jackson won't play that many games this year. This is a short-sighted move for them.

mechberg
mechberg

@fkbwii -- I knew there was such a thing as a Texans fan. I was sure of it!

fkbwii
fkbwii

Bears and Vikings suck! Go Texans!

mechberg
mechberg

@slycooper21 -- Your faith in the Vikes is adorable! ;)

CNUrGames
CNUrGames

The speed at which Favre is being added into the game makes me think that they probably had his character sitting around waiting for this to happen. Score one for the people at EA sports for predicting this when a lot of sports writers did not.

fkbwii
fkbwii

Vikings still won't make it to the playoffs

mechberg
mechberg

The big quarterback signings in the NFL continue. Last week Philadelphia made waves when they announced the signing of controversial QB Michael Vick. While the Eagles proved to be a surprising destination for Vick, absolutey zero people are surprised by today's news that Brett Favre will reportedly sign a contract to play the season with the Minnesota Vikings, a team that Favre has been connected to throughout the off-season despite being informed by Favre on July 28 of his intention to stay retired.

For Madden fans, the questions are: Will Favre make it into tomorrow's roster update that will put Vick with the Eagle and what will his ratings be? We still don't have an answer to either but expect them soon, as the Madden development team has been very vocal about player ratings this year. Stay tuned for an update as soon as we find out when Favre will be in Madden 10 and how he'll play.

In the meantime, do you think the 39-year-old Favre will make an impact with the Vikings this season?

[UPDATE: According to a Twitter post by EA Sports PR manager Rob Semsey, Brett Favre will be included in the August 19 roster update. Favre's official ratings below.]

[UPDATE 2: The ratings table below has changed because, according to EA reps, some of the ratings categories in Madden NFL 10 did not exist in Madden NFL 09. I've updated the table below, according to EA Sports' revised information.]

Attribute Madden 10 Madden 09 Change Overall 82 84 -2 Throw Power 93 96 -3 Throw Accuracy 79 84 -5 Short Accuracy 77 NA - Mid Accuracy 79 NA - Deep Accuracy 81 NA - Play Action 82 NA - Throw on Run 72 NA - Awareness 85 85 0 Speed 60 60 0 Agility 60 61 -1 Injury 90 99 -9