The full ratings for the new Madden NFL 20 video game have been released and the New York Giants have winners and losers in this year’s game.
However, now the full ratings have been released, including both disappointing and exciting values.
Saquon Barkley: 91
Kevin Zeitler: 89
Golden Tate: 85
Evan Engram: 84
Jabrill Peppers: 84
Aldrick Rosas: 84
Sterling Shepard: 81
Janoris Jenkins: 80
Dalvin Tomlinson: 80
— Dan Schneier (@DanSchneierNFL) July 15, 2019
Madden 2020 ratings:
Eli Manning 72
34 quarterbacks have a higher rating, including Case Keenum, Teddy Bridgewater, Ryan Tannehill and Joe Flacco.
P.S. The gamer circuit believes in Eli 2019 as much as the analytics guys do.
(P.S.S. Flipping out about Madden ratings is silly).
— Art Stapleton (@art_stapleton) July 15, 2019
Much of the ratings are reasonable. Saquon Barkley definitely deserves to be in the 90s-range, due to his sensational rookie season. He rushed for 1,307 yards with 11 touchdowns with 91 catches for 721 yards and four scores through the air. His efforts led to him winning the Pepsi Rookie of the Year, the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year and the FedEx Ground Rookie of the Year.
Therefore, a 91 rating is totally reasonable for Barkley.
I also love the 84 rating for Aldrick Rosas. At this time last year, I was questioning why the Giants even were bringing him back. He was a Pro Bowl kicker this past year and improved mightily from his debut season. That rating is another rating that’s well-deserved.
However, it still seems like Eli Manning can’t catch a break. A 72 rating? The 35th-best quarterback in the game?
A few of the others ahead of Manning a perplexing as well. Jameis Winston and Lamar Jackson are two names that come to mind. Winston, who can barely keep his starting job, yet somehow has a better rating than Manning.
We’ll see how the season goes, as ratings will thus be updated. However, right now, Manning’s rating is too low, and it doesn’t make much sense to me.