Player ratings for Madden 11 are being released.

Madden 11 Ravens Player Ratings Being Released Tomorrow

Because there’s nothing better to talk about in real life, let’s talk about numbers assigned to video-game interpretations of NFL stars. It’s fun stuff, really.

Madden Season is upon us. Ratings are being released, with two teams each day having their numbers spilled on ESPN for three

weeks. The releases started last week in the video games section of with the AFC East and AFC West, and have advanced to the AFC North this week.

Click “Continue Reading” to see more about this year’s ratings, plus the top 10 players rated by position and a look ahead to the Ravens’ ratings.

Today, the ratings for the Squealers and Bungalows were released, and in my opinion, they’re pretty good.  Top-rated players include:

  • Troy Polamalu, SS (97 OVR)
  • James Harrison, ROLB (97 OVR)
  • Jonathan Joseph, CB (93 OVR)
  • Leon Hall, CB (92 OVR)
  • Casey Hampton, DT (91 OVR)

Ben Roethlisberger comes in with an 88, and Carson Palmer falls only one point short of Fat Ben, with an 87 overall rating. Chad Ochocinco boasts a 91 overall rating, including a 99 in the “swagger” category, and ratings above 90 in speed, acceleration, agility, awareness, stamina, jumping and catching.  While Rottenberger is suspended, Squealer fans may need to resort to a backup option during online play, and all three options: Byron Leftwich, Charlie Batch and Dennis Dixon have mediocre ratings. Leftwich leads the jolly band of lamesters with a 69 rating, Batch following behind with a 67 and Dixon bringing up the rear with a rating of 64 overall.

If the leaked top 10 ratings by position are any indicator, then the Ravens will have some very skilled players on this year’s version of the most popular sports game in the U.S. The following Ravens players have overall ratings of 90 or higher on the game:

  • Ray Rice, HB (90 OVR)
  • Le’Ron McClain, FB (90 OVR)
  • Ben Grubbs, LG (94 OVR)
  • Haloti Ngata, RE (94 OVR)
  • Ray Lewis, MLB (94 OVR)
  • Terrell Suggs, ROLB (90 OVR)
  • Ed Reed, FS (97 OVR)

And for the record, Sam Koch has an overall rating of 86 at the punter position, good for 8th in the NFL. If I was the Madden ratings guy, I would probably rate him a little bit higher, say…253 overall?

Check back tomorrow for a full breakdown of the Ravens’ Madden 11 player ratings, because there is literally nothing more exciting to talk about.

‘Till next time.

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  • stukes

    i agree on the sam koch rating, he should definitely be in the low 90s.

  • Joe Barnes

    Koch is better than Superman and Chuck Norris combined, Stukes. A low 90s rating would be a slap in the face. Anything less than 200 would be a major rip-off.

  • Casey Durkin

    Digging that enthusiasm Joe. Koch is a great player, and I agree, 200 or so seems accurate. I am just hoping that Boldin merits a 90 at least, so the Ravens can finally have a WR over a 75 rating (excluding Mason).

  • Joe Barnes

    I had an oversight on this post. Boldin is a 91, just not a top 10 WR.

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