Madden NFL 12 Player/Team Ratings and Stats Guide

By   /   Aug 31, 2011


Digested the mixed reviews of Madden NFL 12 ? it’s time to get back in action on the pitch but, not without knowing the strengths and weaknesses of your favorite teams and players.

It will only help you if you know the best players and strengths of the team you are up against and that is what you will find out with ratings and stats of the best teams and players in Madden NFL 12.

It’s important to know who is Mr. 99 when you are playing with an average team, it will help you make your player play accordingly.

AFC East

Buffalo Bills (73)
The team is short on high rated players ant there are only two 88+ overall rating. The team ranks 28th in the game.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
R. Fitzpatrick
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
81  75  81  55  82

Running backs
F. Jackson
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
80 88 87 76 79

Wide receivers
S. Johnson
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
86 88 92 65 81

Linebackers
P. Posluszny
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
87 76 96 76 85

For more Stats, follow the link.

Miami Dolphins (78)
They have a couple of good tacklers that can help players like Chad Henne to open up a bit.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
C. Henne
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
77 66 67 64 70

Running backs
R. Brown
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
84 91 90 72 82

Wide Receivers
B. Marshall
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
92 88 87 80 87

Line backers
K. Dansby
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
90 79 87 80 91

For more stats follow the link.

New York Jets (87)
The team has fourth highest overall rating in the game. With the players like Derelle Revis and company, Jets have a pretty strong defense in there.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
M. Sanchez
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
83 69 73 61 77

Running backs
L. Tomlinson
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
84 90 89 67 93

Wide Receivers
S. Holmes
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
87 95 94 56 87

Line backers
D. Harris
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
92 79 87 81 90

For more stats, follow the link.

New England Patriots (88)
The team ranks third in the overall rating, thanks to 21 players that have overall rating above 80. There are also players like Tom Brady (99) have 90+ overall.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
T. Brady
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
99 58 57 65 98

Running backs
D. Woodhead
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
82 94 96 54 76

Wide Receivers
W. Welker
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
90 85 96 55 96

Line backers
J. Mayo
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
92 85 91 78 77

For more stats, follow the link.

AFC West

Denver Broncos (74)
The team may not have very high rated players but it always gives you the alternate options when it comes to the selection of the players like it’s Tim Tebow or Kyle Orton.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
T. Tebow
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
77 80 90 83 69

Running backs
K. Moreno
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
85 88 96 69 71

Wide Receivers
B. Lloyd
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
88 92 93 48 89

Line backers
D. Williams
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
89 83 87 77 88

For more stats, follow the link.

San Diego Chargers (85)
This team will give real hard time to the defenders with players like Antonio Gates and Philip rivers having 90+ ratings. Not to mention that there are a some running backs too having descent stats to strengthen the respective section.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
P. Rivers
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
96 63 65 60 94

Running backs
D. Sproles
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
79 94 97 56 74

Wide Receivers
V. Jackson
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
87 91 84 78 84

Line backers
S. Phillips
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
91 84 92 84 88

Kansas City Chiefs (84)
The team has a couple of good players including Jamaal Charles was also included in “Madden” Cover Vote.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
M. Cassel
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
86 69 72 62 85

Running backs
J. Charles
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
95 98 98 60 86

Wide Receivers
D. Bowe
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
91 88 88 79 87

Line backers
T. Hali
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
91 78 90 86 86

For more stats, follow the link.

Oakland Raiders (76)
They don’t have much of top-notch players. Darrius is quick but he is not good at catching.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
J. Campbell
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
81 70 67 59 72

Running backs
D. McFadden
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
87 97 97 72 80

Wide Receivers
L. Murphy
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
75 93 91 59 68

Line backers
K. Wimbley
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
87 79 93 79 80

For more rating, follow the link.

AFC North

Cincinnati Bengals (71)
Bengals is the second lowest rated team in “Madden 12”. They have a couple of quick players though who may draw your interest.

Quarterbacks
C. Palmer
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
83 54 56 66 85

Running backs
C. Benson
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
81 87 86 80 85

Wide Receivers
C. Ochocinco
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
85 91 93 48 91

Line backers
R. Maualuga
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
83 80 89 80 77

For more stats, follow the link.

Cleveland Browns (74)
The team may not have many high rated players but the cover guy is in there. That giant beast with 99 toughness and 99 trucking can be fun to handle.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
C. McCoy
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
77 74 85 46 73

Running backs
P. Hillis
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
91 87 91 84 92

Wide Receivers
J. Cribbs
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
79 92 96 64 86

Line backers
M. Roth
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
86 75 85 86 86

For more stats, follow the link.

Baltimore Ravens (86)
Ravens have good players both in defense and offense making it a balanced side.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
J. Flacco
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
88 73 71 74 83
Running backs
R. Rice
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
92 90 98 84 81

Wide Receivers
A. Boldin
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
87 86 85 79 87
Line backers
R. Lewis
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
95 83 86 91 95

For more stats, follow the link

Pittsburgh Steelers (90)
The team is filled with the talent like Ben Roethlisberger, Mike Wallace and Troy Polamalu. Steelers are the second best team in “Madden 12”.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
B. Roethlisberger
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
94 70 66 85 87

Running backs
R. Mendenhall
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
88 90 88 80 80

Wide Receivers
H. Ward
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
86 85 83 70 95

Line backers
J. Harrison
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
98 85 88 88 99

For more stats, follow the link.

AFC North

Houston Texans (80)
They may apparently don’t have the best team but offense wise, you just cannot ignore this one.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
M. Schaub
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
88 62 58 64 87

Running backs
A. Foster
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
92 91 93 77 78

Wide Receivers
A. Johnson
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
97 94 94 80 92

Line backers
D. Ryans
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
89 76 86 73 90

For more stats, follow the link.

Indianapolis Colts (85)
With 95+ players like Peyton Manning, Dallas Clarkand Reggie Wayne, colts is a strong team.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
P. Manning
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
98 60 55 64 99

Running backs
J. Addai
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
82 90 93 62 83

Wide Receivers
R. Wayne
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
95 87 93 57 98

Line backers
G. Brackett
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
86 77 84 73 96

For more stats, follow the link.

Jacksonville Jaguars (75)
Maurice Jones’ 95 overall is not good enough to make Jaguars as your favorite team.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
D. Garrard
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
83 77 81 74 83

Running backs
M. Jones-Drew
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
95 94 95 78 89

Wide Receivers
M. Sims-Walker
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
80 90 86 65 76
Line backers
D. Smith
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
90 78 86 85 88

For more stats, follow the link.

Tennessee Titans (73)
A low rated team but the agility of Chris Johnson can be the reason to play with this them.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
V. Young
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
77 85 88 69 65

Running backs
C. Johnson
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
96 99 99 66 85

Wide Receivers
K. Britt
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
86 88 91 79 73

Line backers
S. Tulloch
OVR SPD ACC STR AWR
88 79 85 78 85

For more stats, follow the link.

NFC East

Dallas Cowboys (82)
Cowboys have some speedy players both in defense and as wide receivers. Felix Jones Lonyae Miller Dez Bryant and Roy Williams, all have 90+ sprint speed. So, if your players to be quick, this is the team you might be interested in.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
T. Romo

Running backs
F. Jones

Wide Receivers
M. Austin

Line backers
D. Ware

For more stats, follow the link.

Philadelphia Eagles (86)
They might have some overrated players but from neutral’s perspective, who cares? If they are performing in the virtual world, i find no reason to not to play with them. Eagles be placed in one of the top teams in “Madden 12”.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
M. Vick

Running backs
L. McCoy

Wide Receivers
D. Jackson

Line backers
S. Bradley

For more stats, follow the link.

New York Giants (83)
Players like Justin Tuck and Da’Rel Scott in defense will make things difficult for the opposition’s offense. Overall, NYG is an average team.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
E. Manning

Running backs
A. Bradshaw

Wide Receivers
H. Nicks

Line backers
M. Boley

For more stats, follow the link.

Washington Redskins (74)
Overall rating might not be that appealing but wide receivers and running backs of this have 90+ speed stats. You can make good use of them.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
D. McNabb

Running backs
R. Torain

Wide Receivers
S. Moss

Line backers
L. Fletcher

For more stats, follow the link.

NFC West

Arizona Cardinals (70)
It’s among the lowest rated teams in “Madden 12”. I don’t think that former cover athlete, Larry Fitzgerald will be sufficient to lead the team against the big giants.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
D. Anderson

Running backs
T. Hightower

Wide Receivers
L. Fitzgerald

Line backers
J. Porter

For more ratings, follow the link.

San Francisco 49ers (77)
Although the team has talent like Colin Kaepernick, i don’t think that 49ers have enough fuel to challenge other big teams. They are better than Cardinals at-least.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
A. Smith

Running backs
F. Gore

Wide Receivers
M. Crabtree

Line backers
P. Willis

For more stats, follow the link.

St. Louis Rams (78)
The team has good receivers like Robinson and Avery who are quick enough to open up different channels for players like Steven Jackson.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
S. Bradford

Running backs
S. Jackson

Wide Receivers
M. Clayton

Line backers
J. Laurinaitis

For more stats, follow the link.

Seattle Seahawks (76)
Seahawks may not be of one of the favorites but the players like Mike Williams and Marshawn Lyunch may make you play with this team a couple of times atleast.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
M. Hasselbeck

Running backs
M. Lynch

Wide Receivers
M. Williams

Line backers
L. Tatupu

For more stats, follow the link.

NFC North

Green Bay Packers (92)
It’s the highest rated team in the game. The overall rating tells the story. Aaron Rodgers, Charles Woodson and Tramon Williams, all are there with their explosive skills.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
A. Rodgers

Running backs
R. Grant

Wide Receivers
G. Jennings

Line backers
C. Matthews

For more stats, follow the link.

Chicago Bears (85)
Chicago Bears can be placed in the list of those teams which have a strong offense. Jay Cutler, Johnny Knox and Matt Forte are the prominent players.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
J. Cutler

Running backs
M. Forte

Wide Receivers
J. Knox

Line backers
B. Urlacher

For more stats, follow the link.

Detroit Lions (76)
If you are looking for a strong defensive line, try Detroit Lions.Forget the overall rating as they have the capability of giving a tough time even to most powerful offensive teams in the game.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
M. Stafford

Running backs
J. Best

Wide Receivers
C. Johnson

Line backers
D. Levy

Minnesota Vikings (74)
Overall, the team falls in the average or below category. But if you still want to play with it then you may want to run the ball down using 97 speed at the back.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
C. Ponder

Running backs
A. Peterson

Wide Receivers
P. Harvin

Line backers
C. Greenway

For more stats, follow the link.

NFC South

Atlanta Falcons (87)
They have good players both on the wings and in the defense. They are reliable and the team will be fun to play with most of the times.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
M. Ryan

Running backs
M. Turner

Wide Receivers
R. White

Line backers
C. Lofton

For more stats, follow the link.

New Orleans Saints (85)
With the talent like Mark Ingram and fast receivers, they can put the opposition’s defense into a lot of trouble.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
D. Brees

Running backs
M. Ingram

Wide Receivers
M. Colston

Line backers
J. Vilma

For more stats, follow the link.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (84)
I will place this team above average considering the stats and players they have. Buccaneers can be a real challenge to take on.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
J. Freeman
Running backs
L. Blount

Wide Receivers
M. Williams

Line backers
B. Ruud

For more ratings, follow the link.

Carolina Panthers (72)
Well, not enough firepower there to stand along several other good teams in “Madden 12”. The defense may get a bit better due to the presence of Cam Newton.

Top Rated Players
Quarterbacks
C. Newton

Running backs
D. Williams

Wide Receivers
S. Smith

Line backers
J. Beason

For more stats, follow the link.

For more help on Madden NFL 12, check our list of Top Rookies, and Best Players in Madden NFL 12.

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