Rookies that come into Madden 23 with Star or Superstar development traits right from the jump are some of the easiest players to progress in Madden 23’s franchise mode.
Rookies come in with “Hidden” development traits so you won’t immediately see whether a player has Superstar or Star development until they play 500 snaps in your league. This is also why if you are playing regular Head to Head games, rookies will not have superstar abilities.
In franchise mode only 3 rookies will be have the superstar development trait while there are about 30 rookies with Star development.
The Ravens have the most hidden dev rookies with 4, followed by the Jets with a still impressive 3 rookies with hidden dev.
All hope is not lost though if your players don’t have the development trait you want from the start. You will have chances for breakout games or end of the season development bumps for any player on your team.
Any rookie not listed on here will star off with Normal development.
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Let’s dive in!
Rookies With Superstar Dev Traits
- DT Jordan Davis – Eagles
- RT Evan Neal – Giants
- LT Ikem Ekwonku – Panthers
Rookies With Star Dev Traits
- FS Daxton Hill – Bengals
- CB Kaiir Elam – Bills
- LG Zion Johnson – Chargers
- CB Trent McDuffie – Chiefs
- LE George Karlaftis – Chiefs
- WR Jahan Dotson – Commanders
- WR Drake London – Falcons
- ROLB Kayvon Thibodeaux – Giants
- LOLB Travon Walker – Jaguars
- MLB Chad Muma – Jaguars
- HB Breece Hall – Jets
- CB Sauce Gardner – Jets
- WR Garrett Wilson – Jets
- WR Jameson Williams – Lions
- LOLB Aidan Hutchinson – Lions
- MLB Quay Walker – Packers
- RE Devonte Wyatt – Packers
- FS Kyle Hamilton – Ravens
- RT Daniel Faalele – Ravens
- C Tyler Linderbaum – Ravens
- LOLB David Ojabo – Ravens
- WR Chris Olave – Saints
- LT Trevor Penning – Saints
- LT Charles Cross – Seahawks
- HB Kenneth Walker III – Seahawks
- LG Kenyan Green – Texans
- CB Derek Stingley Jr. – Texans
- CB Andrew Booth Jr. – Vikings
- FS Lewis Cine – Vikings
Which rookies deserve to be on this list that were left off? Let us know in the comments!
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No star for Punt God??
Nope, somehow he is only normal
PICKENS WILL BE A STAR FOR THE STEELERS COMING FROM A DIE HARD CHIEFS FAN…
Coming from a diehard Steelers fan. I agree
Punt God & Christian Watson
I know I’m being a huge homer but Pickens looks like as star already!
Jermaine Johnson for the jets has hidden dev assume its star as well but haven’t checked.
Where Is Nakobe Dean ? I Think Him Getting Rated Low All Because Of A So Called Pectoral Injury Is Ridiculous
Nakobe Dean has to have star. They call him the biggest steal of the draft…
Ebiketie – Falcons