Madden NFL 21 Ratings: Here Are The Highest-Rated QBs

You can probably guess which QB is rated the highest this year--see the full list.


As part of ESPN's drip-feed reveal of Madden NFL 21's player ratings, the sports network announced that Patrick Mahomes is the game's first 99-rated player. But that's not all. ESPN also released the list of the top 10 highest-rated quarterbacks in the game, and Mahomes is on top of that list as well.

Madden NFL 21 cover star Lamar Jackson lands at No. 3 overall with a 94 rating. You can check out the full list of the highest-rated QBs in Madden NFL 21 below.

Top 10 Highest-Rated QBs in Madden NFL 21

  1. Patrick Mahomes -- 99 OVR
  2. Russell Wilson -- 97 OVR
  3. Lamar Jackson -- 94 OVR
  4. Drew Brees -- 93 OVR
  5. Tom Brady -- 90 OVR
  6. Aaron Rodgers -- 89 OVR
  7. Matt Ryan -- 87 OVR
  8. Deshaun Watson -- 86 OVR
  9. Dak Prescott -- 84 OVR
  10. Carson Wentz -- 84 OVR

While Mahomes might be the highest-rated QB overall, Lamar Jackson is No. 1 when it comes to speed (96). Jackson is known for his rushing and speed--for his rookie season in 2019, Jackson racked up 1,206 rushing yards to break Michael Vick's record for the most by a QB in a single season in NFL history.

The highest-rated rookie running backs have also been announced, with JK Dobbins leading the way with a 75 OVR rating. You can see the full list below.

Madden NFL 21 is coming on August 28 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It will also be coming to the next-gen PS5 and Xbox Series X, with free upgrades for current-gen owners through EA's Dual Entitlement program. For more details check out our Madden NFL 21 pre-order guide.

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