Here are the best teams in the NFL, according to their Madden 16 ratings, the worst teams in the NFL and a look at the team with the biggest change in ratings from last year.
The Madden 16 release date is just weeks away and we know the best Madden 16 teams and the best Madden 16 players at each position, which will help you pick out a team to take on your friends.
This may be more important than ever if you are a San Francisco 49’ers fan as Madden rates the team as a 78 — a 12 point drop from last year. The Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints also drop dramatically coming down 9 points and 8 points respectively.
We may see the New York Jets rating change thanks to Geno Smith’s broken jaw after a team-mate punched him in the locker room and put him out for 6-10 weeks.
The Madden 16 ratings for teams and players change each week based on performance, so this is not a static look at how the teams will play throughout the year, but it is a good starting point.
In Madden 16 the initial ratings come from the Madden Ratings Czar who oversaw ratings in the game for many years, but he will not play a role in the updated ratings each week.
Best Madden 16 Teams
The table below shows the best Madden 16 teams, the worst Madden 16 teams and the change from their rating at the start of Madden 15. There is a major shift for some teams from last year. If you plan to play with the regular teams online this is a good look at what you can expect. This will not influence the start of Madden Ultimate teams that are based on the player ratings on cards collected.
|Team||Madden 16 Ratings||Madden 15 Ratings||Change|
|New England Patriots||91||88||3|
|Green Bay Packers||90||88||2|
|San Diego Chargers||82||83||-1|
|Kansas City Chiefs||82||82||0|
|San Francisco 49ers||78||90||-12|
|New Orleans Saints||78||86||-8|
|St. Louis Rams||78||77||1|
|New york Jets||76||78||-2|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||74||77||-3|
The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots are tied with a 91 rating. It is not clear if either rating will deflate in the opening week. Green Bay comes in third with 90. The Oakland Raiders rise from last place, and the Tennessee Titans take home last place with a 72 rating.
Madden 16 Team Ratings Breakdown
Check out the individual breakdown for each of the NFL teams in Madden 16 over on EA, where they list the top players on each team and some of the reasons for the ratings.
You can also check out the rest of the Madden 16 ratings for the top players at each position on EA. Expect to see some updates after the first week of play, but it is not clear if the NFL preseason will change any team or individual ratings.