GLENDALE, AZ — Madden has released the highlights of its 2020 player and team rankings, with Kyler Murray and Patrick Peterson as the two most notable standouts at their positions for the Arizona Cardinals.
Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray was the highest-rated rookie QB in the NFL, which doesn’t come as a big surprise considering the selected him the first overall pick in the NFL draft.
EA sports compared Murray’s speed and running ability to Michael Vick, widely considered the best rushing quarterback in the history of the NFL.
Cornerback Patrick Peterson was the highest-rated overall player for the Cardinals, at 92.
The Cardinals were also tied for the third-worst team ranking at a score of 78, along with the New York Jets, Buffalo Bills and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Those teams placed ahead of only the New York Giants (77) and Miami Dolphins (74) in Madden's ratings.
Patrick Peterson CB 92 OVR
David Johnson HB 87 OVR
Larry Fitzgerald WR 84 OVR
Marcus Gilbert RT 84 OVR
DJ Swearinger SS 83 OVR
Terrell Suggs LOLB 83 OVR
Chandler Jones ROLB 82 OVR
Budda Baker FS 80 OVR
Top 5 wide receivers
DeAndre Hopkins | Houston Texans | 99 OVR
Julio Jones | Atlanta Falcons | 98 OVR
Antonio Brown | Oakland Raiders | 98 OVR
Odell Beckham Jr. | Cleveland Browns | 96 OVR
Michael Thomas | New Orleans Saints | 95 OVR
Top 5 quarterbacks
Patrick Mahomes | Kansas City Chiefs | 97 OVR
Tom Brady | New England Patriots | 96 OVR
Philip Rivers | LA Chargers | 94 OVR
Andrew Luck | Indianapolis Colts | 92 OVR
Drew Brees | New Orleans Saints | 92 OVR
Top 5 halfbacks
Todd Gurley | LA Rams | 97 OVR
Ezekiel Elliott | Dallas Cowboys | 94 OVR
Melvin Gordon | LA Chargers | 92 OVR
Le’Veon Bell | NY Jets | 92 OVR
Saquon Barkley | NY Giants | 91 OVR
Top 5 rookie QBs
Kyler Murray | Arizona Cardinals | 73 OVR
Dwayne Haskins Jr. | Washington Redskins | 72 OVR
Daniel Jones | New York Giants | 63 OVR
Drew Lock | Denver Broncos | 67 OVR
Will Grier | Carolina Panthers | 66 OVR