Madden NFL, developed by EA Sports, is not just for eSports.  It is an American sports institution.  Named after Pro Football Hall of Fame coach and commentator John Madden, and has sold more than 130 million copies, and influenced many players and coaches of the physical sport. Among the game's realistic features are sophisticated playbooks and player statistics, and voice commentary that allows players to hear the game as if it were a real TV broadcast.

For nearly 30 years, Madden Football has been a part of gaming and sports.  It's release each year is a circle on a July calendar.  Not only do gamers look forward to the realease, so do the actual NFL player.

Each season Madden gives out it's rankings for each player.  The MAIN categories are OVERALL, AWARENESS, SPEED, ACCELERATION, AGILITY AND STRENGTH.  Sometimes REAL NFL players take exception to their rankings.

Like San Diego Chargers receiver Keenan Allen...

Tom Brady even went as far as producing his own video to get a SPEED upgrade on his rating...

At the Chicago Bears training camp, QB Chase Daniel revealed the ratings to some of his teammates.  Some feelings were hurt and some excuses were made.


 

HERE ARE THE TOP RATINGS FOR OFFENSIVE SKILL POSITIONS (courtesy of Sporting News).

'Madden NFL 20': Top QB Ratings

Patrick Mahomes 97
Tom Brady 96
Philip Rivers 94
Drew Brees 92
Andrew Luck 92
Russell Wilson 91
Aaron Rodgers 90
Matt Ryan 89
Ben Roethlisberger 85
Cam Newton 84

'Madden NFL 20': Top RB Ratings
Todd Gurley 97
Ezekiel Elliott 94
Le'Veon Bell 92
Melvin Gordon 92
Saquon Barkley 91
Christian McCaffrey 91
Kareem Hunt 90
Alvin Kamara 90
Devonta Freeman 89
Joe Mixon 88
Chris Carson 87
David Johnson 87

'Madden NFL 20': Top WR Ratings
DeAndre Hopkins 99
Antonio Brown 98
Julio Jones 98
Odell Beckham Jr. 96
Michael Thomas 95
Tyreek Hill 94
Adam Thielen 94
Stefon Diggs 93
Davante Adams 92
Mike Evans 91
T.Y. Hilton 91

'Madden NFL 20': Top TE Ratings
Travis Kelce 96
Zach Ertz 93
Delanie Walker 92
George Kittle 90
Greg Olsen 89
Tyler Eifert 88
Jordan Reed 88
Trey Burton 87
Jared Cook 87
Eric Ebron 86
Hunter Henry 86