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EA Sports has been revealing player ratings for Madden NFL 13 in weekly announcements leading up to the game’s August 24th release. On Friday, they announced complete running back ratings.
Denver’s Willis McGahee saw a +6 rating jump from 2011, going from an 79 overall rating last year to 85 overall in 2012.
Ranked 19th overall among running backs (24th overall including fullbacks), McGahee is the highest-ranked back in Denver and features ratings of 93 (trucking), 86 (speed), 85 (acceleration), 83 (strength) and a brutal 58 (elusiveness). Seven backs who rushed for fewer yards than McGahee in 2011 are rated higher than the veteran in this year’s Madden.
Related: EA Sports ranks Peyton as sixth-best QB in NFL
Rankings 1-through-23 and beyond after the jump.
1. Maurice Jones-Drew, rated 97 overall.
2. Adrian Peterson, rated 97 overall.
3. Arian Foster, rated 96 overall.
4. LeSean McCoy, rated 95 overall.
5. Ray Rice, rated 95 overall.
6. Matt Forte, rated 93 overall.
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