Madden 22 Ratings: 99-Rated Players Revealed - WR, QB, And More
EA and ESPN will announce Madden 22's player ratings all week.
Madden 22's player ratings were revealed piece by piece on ESPN this week, and now we know ratings for the positions. Five of the 99 Club have been announced already, as well. Additionally, EA launched a new Madden 22 ratings website that allows you to search for any player and find their rating.
Wide receiver Davante Adams of the Green Bay Packers is the first 99-rated player to be revealed for Madden 22. It's not his first time as a member of the 99 Club, which is no surprise given how impressive a player he is. EA surprised Adams while he was golfing with a gift package containing a special 99 necklace and a note signed by John Madden himself--check out the video below.
Another #99Club for @tae15adams 👏 @Packers | #Madden22 pic.twitter.com/EBDCu9EF3C— Madden NFL 22 (@EAMaddenNFL) July 26, 2021
Aaron Donald, a defensive tackle for the Los Angeles Rams, is the second 99 Club member. It is his fifth time getting the highest rating in Madden. You can check out the announcement video below.
Not 1, not 2, not 3, not 4, but 5️⃣ for @AaronDonald97!!— Madden NFL 22 (@EAMaddenNFL) July 27, 2021
Welcome to the #99Club | #Madden22 pic.twitter.com/VQhNxeUQmb
Top 10 Quarterbacks
The Top 10 quarterbacks were revealed on Friday, with Patrick Mahomes getting a 99 OVR rating. He's followed by Tom Brady (97 OVR), Aaron Rodgers (96 OVR), Russell Wilson (94 OVR), and Lamar Jackson (90 OVR). The full top 10 list is below.
Mahomes, Brady, Rodgers...— Madden NFL 22 (@EAMaddenNFL) July 30, 2021
Which one are you taking?? #Madden22 pic.twitter.com/xrkQiVK5ec
Top 10 Wide Receivers
The Top 10 wide receivers have been revealed, with Devante Adams topping the list to no surprise. DeAndre Hopkins (98 OVR), Tyreek Hill (98 OVR), Stefon Diggs (97 OVR), and Julio Jones (95 OVR) rounded out the top five. You can see the Top 10 list below.
The top #Madden22 WR ratings are in 👀@EAMaddenNFL | #MaddenWeek pic.twitter.com/IPWOfeTZI0— ESPN (@espn) July 26, 2021
Top 10 Edge Rushers
The Top 10 edge rushers were revealed on Tuesday, mixing together defensive ends and outside linebackers. Miles Garrett (98 OVR), Khalil Mack (96 OVR), TJ Watt (94 OVR), Chandler Jones (94 OVR), and JJ Watt (94 OVR) make up the top five. The full top 10 list is below.
💥 Top 10 Edge Rushers in #Madden22— Madden NFL 22 (@EAMaddenNFL) July 27, 2021
Which player has the best shot at becoming a 99 OVR?? pic.twitter.com/F5mSujRVP8
Top 10 Defensive Linemen
The Top 10 defensive linemen, which EA is treating separately from the defensive ends included in the edge rusher category, were also released on Tuesday. The top five features Aaron Donald (99 OVR), Fletcher Cox (94 OVR), Chris Jones (92 OVR), DeForest Buckner (92 OVR), and Cameron Heyward (92 OVR). The full 10 are listed below.
Top 10 Defensive Linemen in #Madden22 💪 pic.twitter.com/91w76caPFr— Madden NFL 22 (@EAMaddenNFL) July 27, 2021
Top 10 Tight Ends
The Top 10 tight ends include another member of the 99 club: Travis Kelci from the Kansas City Chiefs. The Top 5 drops off pretty quickly, with George Kittle (96 OVR), Darren Waller (93 OVR), Mark Andrews (88 OVR), and Hunter Henry (87 OVR). You can see the full 10 below.
Top 10 Tight Ends in the Game 🏈 https://t.co/x2DNFzulAu #Madden22 pic.twitter.com/4hwWFkGUEm— Madden NFL 22 (@EAMaddenNFL) July 28, 2021
Top 10 Running Backs
The Top 10 running backs have been revealed, and no one will be in the 99 club to start the season. Christian McCaffrey leads the pack at 97 OVR, followed by Derrick Henry (96 OVR), Nick Chubb (96 OVR), Dalvin Cook (95 OVR), and Alvin Kamara (94 OVR). The full 10 is listed below.
1️⃣ @CMC_22— Madden NFL 22 (@EAMaddenNFL) July 28, 2021
Give us your Top RBs #Madden22 pic.twitter.com/KCmUX5ILsx
Top 10 Cornerbacks
The Top 10 cornerbacks have been revealed, and they include Jalen Ramsey as the latest 99 club member. Also featured are Stephon Gilmore (97 OVR), Jaire Alexander (95 OVR), Tre'Davious White (95 OVR), and Marlon Humphrey (92 OVR). The full top 10 is below:
The best lockdown cornerbacks in #Madden22 @EAMaddenNFL pic.twitter.com/N2GTGDR1fp— ESPN (@espn) July 29, 2021
Top 10 Safeties
The Top 10 safeties have been revealed as their own list, and Tyrann Mathieu leads the way with 95 OVR. Budda Baker (93 OVR) is next, followed by Devin McCourty (92 OVR), and Jessie Bates III and Justin Simmons with 91 OVR each. The full 10 top is below:
No Fly Zone ✈️ 🚫 #Madden22 pic.twitter.com/9Dn8OvVFpU— Madden NFL 22 (@EAMaddenNFL) July 29, 2021
Madden NFL 22 Ratings Reveal Schedule:
- Monday, July 26: Top 10 Wide Receivers with Chad Johnson on First Take and full WR ratings reveal on SportsCenter, with additional coverage breaking down ESPN’s NFL commentators and analyst own Madden ratings on NFL Live
- Tuesday, July 27: Top 10 Defensive Linemen with Vince Wilfork on First Take and live reveal of top 10 Edge Rushers on SportsCenter and NFL Live
- Wednesday, July 28: Top Running Backs with Marshawn Lynch on First Take and full running back ratings reveal on SportsCenter and NFL Live
- Thursday, July 29: Top 10 Safeties with Ed Reed on First Take, with additional ratings revealed on SportsCenter and NFL Live
- Friday, July 30: Top 10 Quarterbacks with Alex Smith on First Take, with additional ratings revealed on SportsCenter and NFL Live
The player ratings are subject to change. As usual, ratings can and will fluctuate throughout the season based on how players perform in real life.
Madden 22 launches on August 20, featuring Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes on the cover together. For more, check out GameSpot's Madden 22 preorder guide.
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