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MADDEN RANKINGS: Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson, Kyler Murray highlight team’s ratings

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Posted at 10:18 AM, Jul 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-15 13:32:01-04

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.

Cardinals notables:

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