Aaron Rodgers’ Madden rating plummets

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The full Madden ratings have been released, and a certain player with a reputation for being a tad sensitive may not be happy with the number he received.

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who last year was one of seven players to get a game-high 99, has fallen all the way to 90.

Still the No. 1 quarterback in the opinion of Chris Simms, Rodgers lands at No. 7 in the assessment of the folks at EA, behind Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (97), Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (96), Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (94), Saints quarterback Drew Brees (92), Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (92), and Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (91).

Other quarterbacks who may have beef with his Madden rating include Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (89), Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (85), Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (84), Rams quarterback Jared Goff (83), Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (82), and Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (75).

Also, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has an 80, which could be enough to get Carr to block the official Madden account on Twitter.

Others of note: Giants quarterback Eli Manning has a 72, Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles landed at only 77, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson got a 76, and Jets quarterback Sam Darnold and Bills quarterback Josh Allen each received paltry 74s.

The NFC North’s quarterbacks got it particularly rough, from Rodgers’ 90 to Trubisky’s 75 to Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins getting an 81 to Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford earning a 79 — the same rating as Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota.

While the game designers clearly hope to create separation, the current golden age of quarterbacks justifies more players getting higher ratings than they received. Check out the full list of quarterback ratings here.

72 responses to “Aaron Rodgers’ Madden rating plummets

  1. The A-A-Ron Lovers & Enablers are too infatuated with Potential, and not so concerned with Reality.

  2. Rodgers doesn’t make the players around him better. That’s his problem and was well documented after the McCarthy firing. He’s a self-obsessed diva on the level usually reserved for problem receivers like AB, OBJ, etc. History has proven that teams can’t win with guys like that. His one SB was in his 3rd year as a starter when he still needed to prove himself.

  3. I think the ratings get updated each week once the NFL season starts. If Rodgers starts the season playing well, by week 4 his rating will be higher.

  4. It’s kind of hard to tell if Rodgers is getting worse but clearly the receivers are … this year will/might tell a better story.

  5. A A Ron’s rating drop clearly reflex the fact that his teammates don’t like him. His continued me-first attitude has now been documented by a video game. Can’t make it up.

  6. I’ve done extensive research and I think he is still rated a little high. 72 would be a better reflection of his skill set.

  7. Next year will be sub 80…the decline is real.
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    Completely ignoring the fact that your QB is an 81 right now of course.

  8. OMG! The sky is falling and the “Rapture” is on the way!

    Rodgers may as well not show up at all.

    It’s just a game, both Madden and on the field. Is anyone’s personal life going to change by the outcome of a “Game”? Mine sure as hell won’t along most of the people.

  9. This isn’t news to people who actually watch the games. To all the people out there who say how terrible the Lions are? They have beaten the Packers the last four times they’ve played, including a 31-0 drubbing in Lambeau literally the last time the Packers played a game. Aaron Rodgers is the Rafa Nadal of the NFL… a very bright, very brief flame. Only a flicker left

  10. Last year Aaron gets a 99 Madden rating: “Video game ratings don’t matter and are not a serious rating.”

    This year Aaron gets a 90 rating from Madden: “This rating is a very serious rating and is proof positive that Aaron sucks!”

  11. Russell Wilson is ranked 25th in passing yards in the NFL last season, averaging slightly over 200 yeards per game, and he played all 16 games, losing a regular season game to the lowly 49ers, one of the worst teams in the league. He also failed to win a single game in the playoffs last season. He not only made the pro bowl but he is considered one of the best quarterbacks in the league, and he is paid the most money. It is a mad mad maddening world.

  12. Matt Ryan’s ranking shouldn’t be that high and Cam Newton’s numbers should be a lot lower. Hopefully in this years version of the game Cam can only throw the ball 10 yards like he could only do for much of last season. Jameis’ overall number seems way too high as well. Anything in the 70’s is giving the guy way too much credit, his awareness has to be in the teens right?

  13. Different new Lions to say that having more French open victories than anyone and being top 3 in career majors is a very brief flame, than you sir have been drinking that Flint water for too long. Aaron Rogers is the career leader in passer rating and it’s not close. It doesn’t matter how many times the Lions have beaten the Packers in a row because you will always be the red headed step child of the NFC north.

  14. A A Ron’s rating drop clearly reflex the fact that his teammates don’t like him
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    Despite the fact that dozens of former and current players have said just the opposite. Funny how people like to cling to the negative stuff and ignore the positive.

  15. vaphinfan says:
    July 15, 2019 at 12:42 pm

    Brady’s throwing power or deep ball accuracy better not be over 25.
    —————————————————–
    Or what?
    Gonna take hostages or something?

  16. cobrala2 says:
    July 15, 2019 at 12:41 pm
    The A-A-Ron Lovers & Enablers are too infatuated with Potential, and not so concerned with Reality.

    —————

    Not a Packers fan, but 25/2 4400+ yds TD/Int. Boy he sucks.

  17. Madden football can see Rodgers’ obvious decline. It’s going to be another long season for Packer fans. At least they had their usual glorious off-season. have you see their fan’s lists?!

  18. 10feethigher says:
    July 15, 2019 at 3:15 pm
    Aaron Rogers is the career leader in passer rating and it’s not close.
    —————-
    Mahomes has a 111 career passer rating.
    Watson has a 103 career passer rating.

    Rodgers has a great rating. But it’s not the highest.
    Sorry that facts get in the way.

  19. Actually his play is 1/2 that of the game and declining.
    He has been overrated and a baby for a few years now. Why does media act as if he is great?
    Average and its true…..proof= 27-27 over last 54 starts. Yup true!

  20. screamingyellowzonkers says:
    July 15, 2019 at 6:55 pm
    10feethigher says:
    July 15, 2019 at 3:15 pm
    Aaron Rogers is the career leader in passer rating and it’s not close.
    —————-
    Mahomes has a 111 career passer rating.
    Watson has a 103 career passer rating.

    Rodgers has a great rating. But it’s not the highest.
    Sorry that facts get in the way.
    ___________

    Aaron Rodgers has a career passer rating of 103.1
    The next closest is Russell Wilson with a rating of 100.3
    Neither Mahomes nor Watson have enough passing attempts to qualify.
    This is according to any stat database out there.
    Pesky facts though.

  21. It probably should be higher but he spent last season getting the head coach fired and helping his team win 6 games in 2018.

  22. Rodgers rating plummeted almost as much as the Packers profits. They better hope he has a good year this year, they just paid him a lot of money. If not, they’ll have to start chewing away at the investment money that they have in that neighborhood project, granted that the economy stays good enough to support said project.

  23. This ratings crap bothers folks (including players) WAY more than it should. As one commenter said, it is fluid and changes once the season starts. I hope it’s further motivation for Hicks, Trubisky and the rest of Club Dub that everyone (including EA) thinks the suck and are going to regress. Erin might not like his rating today, but come Week 1, Mack’s gonna help him put it in perspective. Nothing matters until the Season starts. Bear Down!

  24. What shall we do? Some Vikings fans designing a game don’t like Aaron Rodgers, and made him not as good as he really is in a child’s entertainment?

    Gasp!

    Good thing that the reality is Rodgers is one of the top QBs to ever play the game.

  25. Different New Lions says:

    This isn’t news to people who actually watch the games. To all the people out there who say how terrible the Lions are? They have beaten the Packers the last four times they’ve played, including a 31-0 drubbing in Lambeau literally the last time the Packers played a game.

    *************************

    Holy crap! I had no idea the Lions swept GB two years straight. LOL.

    I don’t take this stuff very seriously but I’d agree with Madden on the top few QBs. Look, AR either comes out swinging this year or the stink gets really bad. I’m guessing things might go better for Green Bay this year with both the Packers and Vikings in the division hunt. Detroit? Not enough credit given for their seeping success. LOL!

  26. howiehandles says:
    July 15, 2019 at 4:39 pm
    cobrala2 says:
    July 15, 2019 at 12:41 pm
    The A-A-Ron Lovers & Enablers are too infatuated with Potential, and not so concerned with Reality.

    —————

    Not a Packers fan, but 25/2 4400+ yds TD/Int. Boy he sucks.
    ###

    6 wins trumps individual stats mostly earned in garbage time of losses. His biggest yardage game was an 8 point loss to Detroit when he threw 52 passes for 442 yards and 3 TD’s. All three TD’s were scored after the Lions were up by 24 points. With 7 seconds left in the game, the Packers kicked a meaningless FG to bring the score to 31 – 23 to make the game look closer than it really was.

    In multiple games, Rodgers failed to complete a critical 3rd down pass for two yards because it bounced off the ground before it got to the receiver.

    Older, slower, injury prone with declining skills – that is Aaron Rodgers today.

  27. Waffle:
    Aaron Rodgers has a career passer rating of 103.1
    The next closest is Russell Wilson with a rating of 100.3
    Neither Mahomes nor Watson have enough passing attempts to qualify.
    This is according to any stat database out there.
    Pesky facts though.
    ————
    So you do admit Mahomes has a higher rating than Rodgers?

  28. Aaron Rodgers has a career passer rating of 103.1
    The next closest is Russell Wilson with a rating of 100.3
    Neither Mahomes nor Watson have enough passing attempts to qualify.
    This is according to any stat database out there.
    Pesky facts though.
    ————————–
    I would take any 3 of them over the fraudgers

  29. screamingyellowzonkers says:
    July 16, 2019 at 7:08 am
    Waffle:
    Aaron Rodgers has a career passer rating of 103.1
    The next closest is Russell Wilson with a rating of 100.3
    Neither Mahomes nor Watson have enough passing attempts to qualify.
    This is according to any stat database out there.
    Pesky facts though.
    ————
    So you do admit Mahomes has a higher rating than Rodgers?
    ____________

    Look, I have no problem admitting that Patrick Mahomes is off to a phenomenal start to his NFL career.
    Stellar really, and he deserves all the accolades he’s earned, including being the best player in the league last year.

    But there are reasons they establish certain thresholds to pass before a record or career stat is established.
    Film and familiarity sometimes allow a defense a better opportunity on how to play an individual.
    And sometimes it is just impossible to maintain a certain standard.

    Regardless, we can both agree that he’s a great player, off to a fantastic start, and time will tell if he’s on a historical run on par with Aaron Rodgers.

  30. The only people this is important to are mind-numb gamers younger than seventeen, or living alone or with roommates, or those still living at home.

    Nobody else cares.

  31. Again with the garbage time thing?

    Man, cheese, you really suck at this.

    The Packers played from behind much less than the horrible Vikings last year. At least the Packers recognized that they were playing poorly and made changes to improve. The Vikings were like “8-7-1? More of the same, please!”

  32. Mariota isn’t as good as Stafford or Trubisky
    Jackson, Darnold and Allen are not as good as Eli
    Rivers isn’t better than Ben, Luck, and Wilson

    Conclusion, you can’t take these ratings seriously.

  33. Rodgers missed the 2017 season due to a late hit, not declining physical skills. He played last year with a broken leg and knee brace for eight games, another two with a strained hamstring, and missed the last game altogether in concussion protocol. He still outperformed Cousins over the course of the season! If this drops him from 99 to 90 and brings foam to the mouths of Viking trolls, what must be the their concerns for the “Minnesota Guarantee” at 81!

    Step back from the ledge, trolls!

  34. stellarperformance says:
    July 16, 2019 at 10:50 am

    Rodgers missed the 2017 season due to a late hit, not declining physical skills. He played last year with a broken leg and knee brace for eight games, another two with a strained hamstring, and missed the last game altogether in concussion protocol. He still outperformed Cousins over the course of the season! If this drops him from 99 to 90 and brings foam to the mouths of Viking trolls, what must be the their concerns for the “Minnesota Guarantee” at 81!

    Step back from the ledge, trolls!
    _____________________________________________

    Prone to injuries the past two seasons,got injured in the first game of the year last year. Its a sign of old age and there is nothing wrong with that. Rodgers had his day and I give him may 3 year tops before he retires or he gets fed up with Green Bay and goes to new Englnad after Brady retires. Bet he wins a ring if he does. There is no chance for rings in Green Bay the windows are closing. New coach, new offense, too many younger players, who will be great ballers but not in time to save Rodgers I’m afraid.

  35. tokyosandblaster says:
    July 16, 2019 at 11:18 am

    I always wonder how Vikings fans can talk about “closing windows” when theirs has “never been open and won’t be anytime soon”
    ————————————————

    Only window I see closing is when Minnesota sweeps the Pack this year.

  36. The Vikings couldn’t sweep the Packers last season with poor playcalling, a defense that was mediocre, and a limited mobility Aaron Rodgers.

    You think that the Vikings will sweep the Packers with a rebuilt defense, a healthy Aaron Rodgers, and a coach that specializes in confusing old, tired defenses?

    What did the Vikings do to improve from last yearrrrOHHHH that’s right nothing.

    Enjoy your day (and the powerful, trippy drugs you’re on).

  37. mrdarkness13 says:
    July 16, 2019 at 11:34 am
    Only window I see closing is when Minnesota sweeps the Pack this year.
    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    Who doesn’t love predictions? Tell us…….is this the year the Vikings finally get to the SuperBowl? Is this it?

  38. stellarperformance says:
    July 16, 2019 at 12:09 pm
    mrdarkness13 says:
    July 16, 2019 at 11:34 am
    Only window I see closing is when Minnesota sweeps the Pack this year.
    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    Who doesn’t love predictions? Tell us…….is this the year the Vikings finally get to the SuperBowl? Is this it?
    ====
    sounds an awful lot like you all last year when you were in here every saying the division runs through Green Bay. How’d that prediction work out for you?

  39. You think that the Vikings will sweep the Packers with a rebuilt defense, a healthy Aaron Rodgers, and a coach that specializes in confusing old, tired defenses?
    ——-
    This is now the 2nd off-season in a row for the Packers to have a rebuilt defense, and a healthy Aaron Rodgers. How’d those thing work out last year?

    And btw LaFleur has yet to coach a game and got the job because he stood next to Sean McVay at some point. He currently specializes in nothing except in your fantasies.

  40. tokyosandblaster says:
    July 16, 2019 at 12:05 pm

    The Vikings couldn’t sweep the Packers last season with poor playcalling, a defense that was mediocre, and a limited mobility Aaron Rodgers.

    You think that the Vikings will sweep the Packers with a rebuilt defense, a healthy Aaron Rodgers, and a coach that specializes in confusing old, tired defenses?

    What did the Vikings do to improve from last yearrrrOHHHH that’s right nothing.

    Enjoy your day (and the powerful, trippy drugs you’re on).

    ——————————————-

    You can not “rebuild” a defense year after year and expect it to be dominate. Old What about Fabio Claymaker? Vikings D is hardly old they are in their prime.Improvement? They drafted a very athletic center to go with their zone blocking scheme which Kubiak ran when the Broncos won a Super Bowl. The draft Irv Smith who will see plenty of playing time you can count on it. The guy is a natural. Alexander Mattison who will be a nice change of pace back from Cook. Mediocore defense? Led the league in getting off the field on 3rd down last year, hardly mediocre.

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    stellarperformance says:
    July 16, 2019 at 12:09 pm
    mrdarkness13 says:
    July 16, 2019 at 11:34 am
    Only window I see closing is when Minnesota sweeps the Pack this year.
    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    Who doesn’t love predictions? Tell us…….is this the year the Vikings finally get to the SuperBowl? Is this it?

    What if they do and win? What will you say then? I can here the answer all ready…”Well we have 13 World Championships”. I’ll take Packers Fan Rationalizations for 500 Alex.

  41. The Vikings defense played well against some poor teams last year. But against every good team (and even some bad ones), they didn’t show up at all.

    If you can’t rebuild a defense in a year, you can’t rebuild an offense in a year, either.

    The Packers defense was the one I was saying was “mediocre.”

    But I will say that the Packers defense doesn’t have to go as far to be good as the Vikings offense does. And a Rookie center isn’t going to take you from bottom 1/3 to top 1/3.

    Furthermore, you traded out Sheldon Richardson for Shamar Stephen (he of 3 career sacks in 5 seasons).

    You think that will translate to…more wins?

    Neat!

  42. This is now the 2nd off-season in a row for the Packers to have a rebuilt defense, and a healthy Aaron Rodgers. How’d those thing work out last year?
    =====

    2nd offseason??

    They’ve been rebuilding the defense since 2011… and doing a terrible job of it..

  43. cellarperformance says

    The only people this is important to are mind-numb gamers younger than seventeen, or living alone or with roommates, or those still living at home.
    ###

    Which category does Aaron fit into.

    Everyone knows Mr Sensitive Ego cares.

  44. mrdarkness13 says:
    July 16, 2019 at 1:12 pm
    What if they do and win? What will you say then?
    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    “Took you long enough.”

  45. endtimesparty says:
    July 15, 2019 at 12:41 pm
    Defamation lawyers will feast on this.
    ===========================

    Surely you are kidding. At least I hope you are. Under what grounds would claim defamation? Because he got the equivalent of a less the five-star rting?

    Rogers peaked quite a few years ago. Mr. Sensitive needs to get over himself. Living in the past has become a Rodgers trademark

  46. I’m sure Packers fans would be jumping up and down if Rodgers was rated higher. Its just sour grapes at this point. Its doesn’t matter because its a video game but if he were ranked higher in said game they would be all over it. Kinda like you all hated Favre but the minute he went into the HOF you all loved and forgave him.

    I’ll take aging and declining skills of QBs for 1000 Alex.

  47. Good thing that the reality is Rodgers is one of the top QBs to ever play the game.

    _________

    I’m actually starting to wonder about that a little bit. Maybe he has a lot of talent but he certainly isn’t beloved by his teammates and he’s not a very good leader.

    He does have the fourth most TD passes over his first seven seasons behind Dan Marino, Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson so there is that…

    How many of you didn’t realize that Russell Wilson was third on that list?

  48. The thing that make Rodgers special is his scrambling ability. That leads to hits as he becomes a ball carrier and loses all of the protections afforded to a QB while in the pocket. We have already seen the nagging flow of lower body injuries start taking their toll on him. Once he is reduced to a pocket passer (not a strength of his) he instantly becomes a whiny malcontent. Should the Packers start losing he instantly becomes a whiny malcontent.Basically, if anything happens to upset the carefully balanced equilibrium is place now then Rodgers instantly becomes a whiny malcontent. A very, highly-compensated, whiny malcontent.

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