So about a week ago I shared with you my top 10 running backs in Madden NFL 13. I know you read it, right? Anyway, seeing how that was such a hit, I've decided to share with you my list of the top 10 quarterbacks in Madden 13. Sounds good, right?
One more thing. Before I go on, let me tell you that I'm not ranking these QBs on overall ratings alone. I'm using the ratings but I'm also using what I like to call the 'fun factor.' Trust me, I've been playing Madden for years and I know what I'm talking about. So, without further ado, here's what I came up with:
10: Tim Tebow, QB, New York Jets: I know what you're thinking. But hear me out before you bang on me. Tebow is not that bad to play with. You'd be surprised. He only has a 77 overall rating but his speed is 81 and his deep accuracy is 80. Not bad right? Trust me, you will win more games with Tebow than you will with Mark Sanchez.
9: Robert Griffin III, QB, Washington Redskins: I don't know about you, but I dig a running quarterback. Griffin's speed is more than solid at 93, his throw power is 95 and his deep accuracy is 88. What more do you want? His overall rating is 83 but I feel it should be at least an 87 or maybe even an 89. In any case, RG III is a blast to play with and I highly recommend using him a time or two.
8: Jay Cutler, Chicago Bears, QB:If I were going by rankings alone, Cutler wouldn't even be in the top 10. Why? He totally should be. Here are some of the other QBs that have higher overall ratings: Matt Ryan, Tony Romo, and Joe Flacco. Really? And another thing, Cutler's deep accuracy is only 77. What? I find that number to be way off. I like Cutler and I believe he is one of the best QBs in Madden 13.
7: Cam Newton, QB, Carolina Panthers:By overall ratings alone, Cam Newton isn't even in the top 10 but he should be. He should be the number 10 rated QB in the game don't you agree? Anyway, I like Cam. He has an overall rating of 89, he has good speed at 85 and great throw power at 97. Now you tell me that Cam doesn't belong in the top 10.
6: Michael Vick, QB, Philadelphia Eagles:In Madden 13 Vick is the 10th rated QB. But this is my list and I have him nice and easy at the six spot. I told you, I'm a sucker for running QBs. What can I say? This is all just a matter of personal opinion anyway, right? Vick has an overall rating of 89, his speed is 90, and his deep accuracy is 84. He's not as he good as he once was in earlier Madden games, but he's still cool to use.
5: Peyton Manning, QB, Denver Broncos: It's weird to see Manning as a Bronco but whatever. He's still fun to play with. Actually he's the 6th rated QB in the game and I have him as the 5th best. His overall rating is 93, which I find fair. His awareness is 99, and his deep accuracy is 82 which I also agree with. Like Vick, Manning is not the QB he once was but you could do worse.
4: Tom Brady, QB New England Patriots: I'm so tired of Brady being in the top three. So, I have him in the four spot which I think is totally fair. He's actually the number two rated QB in the game. Really? Ahead of Eli Manning and Drew Brees. That gets a whatever. Madden still thinks of Brady as the QB he was five years ago and he's so obviously not.
3: Drew Brees, QB, New Orleans Saints: I like Brees in the three spot here and that's exactly where is rated on the game. His overall rating is 98 which is one point higher than Eli Manning. I'll be getting to that in a minute. All kidding aside, Brees belongs in this spot and I agree with all of his ratings. Madden got it right here.
2: Aaron Rodgers, QB, Green Bay Packers: Not my number one, but he is in the game if you were to go on overall ratings. He's good, and he's a blast to play with. He has a 99 overall rating, his speed is solid at 80, and his throw power is 97 and he has great deep accuracy at 94. But...I like somebody else just a bit more. Keep reading.
1: Eli Manning, QB, New York Giants:Okay, I have Eli as my numero uno and it's not just because I'm a huge New York Giants fan. Okay, maybe it is. But whatever. Eli Manning beat Rodgers and Brady last year and won his second Super Bowl MVP. He should be the number one QB in the game.
He has an overall rating of 97 and his throw power is 90. Shouldn't that be a bit higher? Like a 94 at least. His deep accuracy is 96 and I totally agree with that. All in all I have Eli Manning as the number one QB in Madden 13. Agree or disagree but that's what I have.
Dylan Davis has been playing sports video games since he was old enough to hold a controller. He's logged countless hours gaming and is always in the know when it comes to sports video games. Trust him, he's a professional.
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