NFL Madden 2009: Really Bad Madden Ratings for AFC Edition

Greg TrippiediCorrespondent IJune 27, 2008

IGN has the 2009 version of the Madden Ratings available for public viewing. I'm going to take it team by team and pick one player that EA clearly has overrated, and one player who is clearly underrated. Let's face it, coming up with deadly accurate ratings for 1600+ entries is an impossible task, but one could assume that EA always has room to improve.


First up, the AFC (I'll cover the NFC teams in another article):

Buffalo Bills

Overrated: Marshawn Lynch (90)

Underrated: Roscoe Parrish (78)

Miami Dolphins

Overrated: Jason Taylor (98)

Underrated: Randy Starks (79)

New England Patriots

Overrated: Stephen Neal (94)

Underrated: Ben Watson (87)

New York Jets

Overrated: Damien Woody (88)

Underrated: Chris Baker (80)

Denver Broncos

Overrated: Elvis Dumerville (90)

Underrated: Tony Scheffler (84)

Kansas City Chiefs

Overrated: Patrick Surtain (89)

Underrated: Tamba Hali (86)

Oakland Raiders

Overrated: DeAngelo Hall (93)

Underrated: Ronald Curry (82)

San Diego Chargers

Overrated: Shaun Phillips (92)

Underrated: Derek Smith (80)

Baltimore Ravens

Overrated: Dawan Landry (88)

Underrated: Terrell Suggs (88)

Cincinnati Bengals

Overrated: Deltha O'Neal (84)

Underrated: Stacy Andrews (83)

Cleveland Browns

Overrated: Derek Anderson (87)

Underrated: Josh Cribbs (73)

Pittsburgh Steelers

Overrated: Willie Parker (93?!)

Underrated: Santonio Holmes (85)

Houston Texans

Overrated: Morlon Greenwood (89)

Underrated: Andre Davis (78)

Indianapolis Colts

Overrated: Robert Mathis (95)

Underrated: Anthony Gonzalez (80)

Jacksonville Jaguars

Overrated: Brian Williams (87)

Underrated: Derek Landri (77)

Tennessee Titans

Overrated: Vince Young (88)

Underrated: Roydell Williams (79)