By Alex Darcey

Football season is here! That can only mean one thing; the new NFL Madden video game is very close to hitting the shelves – August 26th to be exact. After much anticipation, you’ll finally be able to get your hands on the entire NFL and run fake punts or go for it on 4th and 15. So, before you play your first game, look at these notes below and make sure you have these guys on your team.

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1. (QB) Peyton Manning: Overall: 98 – Awareness: 99, Short Accuracy: 99, Play Action: 98, Deep Accuracy: 88

 

 

2. (RB) Adrian Peterson: Overall: 98 – Speed: 97, Acceleration: 97, Stiff Arm: 96

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3. (WR) Calvin Johnson: Overall: 99 – Catch: 98, Speed: 95, Jump: 98

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4. (WR) Brandon Marshall: Overall: 96 – Catch: 98, Catch in Traffic: 99, Trucking: 85

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5. (TE) Jimmy Graham: Overall: 97 – Catch: 92, Acceleration: 88, Speed: 85

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