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Best-Rated Madden NFL 16 QBs Include Rodgers and Brady

July 22, 2015   ·   0 Comments

Electronic Arts on Wednesday released the QB ratings for this year’s Madden NFL 16. One of the biggest changes from last year is that NFL legend Peyton Manning falls out of the top five. He’s replaced by Andrew Luck, the Indianapolis Colts star who beat the elder Manning brother in the playoffs last season.

Take a look at the ratings below, with descriptions courtesy of EA Sports. Madden fans can also check out the rookie and running back ratings on the game’s official website.

Madden NFL 16, which features Odell Beckham Jr. on the cover, launches August 25 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, as well as last-generation consoles like the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. If you’re an EA Access member on Xbox One, you’ll be able to play it a little sooner.

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced a new 1TB Xbox One bundle that comes with a copy of Madden NFL 16 and a 12-month EA Access membership.

Madden NFL 16 Top 5 QBs

Aaron Rodgers (99 overall)

The NFL MVP is excellent at many things. Between his 95 Throw Power, 98 Play Action, and 88 Throw on the Run, Rodgers can beat you in or out of the pocket. He’s awfully accurate, too. His 80 TAD is tops in the league, and he also boasts 94 TAS/92 TAM.

Tom Brady (97 overall)

Brady claims league-best marks with 96 TAS and 97 TAM. Brady threads the needle with 94 Throw Power, but lay off the deep ball with his 70 TAD.

Drew Brees (95 overall)

Even without All-Pro Tight End Jimmy Graham, it’s tough to bet against Brees. He starts 2015 with 93 TAS/91 TAM/79 TAD, and also adds 87 Throw Power and 93 Play Action.

Ben Roethlisberger (95 overall)

Big Ben is tops among all QBs with 85 Strength and 95 Throw on the Run, which makes him tough to bring down. He adds 94 Throw Power to 87 TAS/90 TAM/73 TAD, and deceives with 92 Play Action.

Andrew Luck (94 overall)

Luck boasts the same league-high 95 Throw on the Run as Big Ben, with comparable accuracy at 88 TAS/89 TAM/75 TAD. He also features 95 Throw Power and 92 Play Action.

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