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Madden NFL 22 ratings and rankings

Training camps begin for all 32 NFL teams this week, which means Madden NFL 22 season is almost upon us. This year’s version of the video game will be released worldwide on Aug. 20.

Who will join the 99 Club after five made it last year? Those players will be revealed during Get Up on ESPN each morning this week, and the top 10 players from several positions will be discussed daily on First Take, SportsCenter and NFL Live. Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes will share the cover of Madden NFL 22.

Throughout the week, we’ll take a look at some of the top-rated receivers, running backs, quarterbacks, defensive linemen and defensive backs in the game. On Friday at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN, check out the SportsCenter special breaking down the ratings process, with Louis Riddick and Mina Kimes interviewing players and revealing additional ratings.

Interior defensive line

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Madden NFL 22 Releases Schedule for Ratings Reveal of Top Positions | Bleacher Report

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Player ratings for the Madden NFL 22 video game are set to debut as part of “Madden Ratings Week” on ESPN beginning Sunday. 

EA Sports announced Wednesday select positions will be highlighted each day along with members of the “99 Club”—the players who’ve achieved the highest possible overall rating in this year’s game, who’ll be revealed on Get Up each day.

Here’s a look at the complete schedule for the other ratings:

             

Sunday (July 25)

Kickoff Special at 12:30 p.m. ET on ESPN

             

Monday (July 26)

Top 10 wide receivers with Chad Johnson on First Take

Full wide receiver ratings on SportsCenter

              

Tuesday (July 27)

Top 10 defensive linemen with Vince Wilfork on First Take

Top 10 edge rushers on SportsCenter and NFL Live

              

Wednesday (July 28)

Top 10 running backs with Marshawn Lynch on First Take

Full running back ratings on SportsCenter and NFL Live

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NFL World Reacts To Latest Deshaun Watson Rumors

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson in the first half against Kansas City.

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson in the first half against Kansas City.

There continues to be a lot of speculation about the future of Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson.

Watson is currently under investigation after more than a dozen women accused the star quarterback of sexual misconduct. It’s unclear what type of punishment Watson could be facing from the NFL. However, the star quarterback is currently preparing to play this season.

If he does play, will it be with the Texans?

The All-Pro quarterback is rumored to want out of Houston. Several teams have been mentioned as possible destinations, though one stands out for ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter.

“There is no team out there, no team out there, better positioned and better armed to go trade for Deshaun Watson than the Philadelphia Eagles,” he said.

Eagles fans are understandably intrigued by the idea. Philadelphia currently has second-year quarterback

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NFL World Reacts To Latest Julio Jones Speculation

Detroit Lions v Atlanta Falcons

Detroit Lions v Atlanta Falcons

Will Julio Jones be playing for the Atlanta Falcons in 2021?

The All-Pro wide receiver is reportedly on the trading block. Jones is rumored to be interested in a trade out of Atlanta. The former Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver has spent his entire NFL career with the NFC South franchise.

However, that could change heading into the 2021 season.

Jones is rumored to be on the trading block and multiple NFL teams are believed to have interest. The New England Patriots are reportedly one of those teams.

NFL.com had more:

The Falcons have been listening to trade offers on Julio Jones for some time. Count the Patriots among those kicking the tires on acquiring the perennial Pro Bowl wide receiver.

New England has had internal discussions about Jones, NFL Network’s Mike Giardi reported.

The Patriots could look to pair Jones with former NFC

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