Originally written on SportsBlooded  |  Last updated 8/10/12

The EA Sports rankings for the Top 10 RB’s in the NFL have been released and toping the list is Maurice Jones Drew, which is a bit of a surprise. MJD does have the skills to be ranked in the Top 10, but having him as the best back in the league is a little bit of a stretch. MJD usually doesn’t get a lot of hype because the Jacksonville Jaguars haven’t been relevant sine 2007, but he has been the most consistent back over the past 5 years of all the Top 10 backs on Madden 13′s list. MJD did lead the league last year in rushing, racking up over 1,600 yds to go with his 8 TD’s. Tied with MJD for the highest ranking of any RB at 97, is Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson. If there was ever a RB who epitomized what it takes to be a great RB in the NFL, it’s Peterson. His combination of speed and strength reminds NFL viewers of the late, great Walter Payton. Coming in right behind MJD and Peterson is a back who has a similar skill set to Peterson and that’s Houston Texans RB Arian Foster, who grabbed an overall rating of 96. Rounding out the Top 5 are speedstars LeSean McCoy and Ray Rice. Check out the complete Top 10 from Marshall Faulk...

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