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Madden 16 AFC West Team Ratings

EA Sports has announced the team ratings for the AFC West as well as some individual ratings for players on the Chargers, Broncos, Chiefs, and Raiders.  The Broncos are the clear front runner in the AFC West.  We have the full details below.

Denver Broncos – 89 Overall

Even with growing concerns about his arm strength, there are few quarterbacks better than Peyton Manning (92 OVR). New head coach Gary Kubiak should bring balance to the offense, using HB C. J. Anderson (85 OVR) and FB James Casey (80 OVR) to establish the run. Demaryius Thomas (93 OVR) and Emmanuel Sanders (89 OVR) return as starting WRs, with Cody Latimer (73 OVR) in the slot. Virgil Green (82 OVR) and Owen Daniels (80 OVR) will see time at TE following the departure of Julius Thomas.

LOLB Von Miller (97 OVR), MLB Brandon Marshall (84 OVR), and ROLB DeMarcus Ware (83 OVR) all return, but first-round pick ROLB Shane Ray (72 OVR) will push for playing time. Pro Bowlers Chris Harris Jr. (94 OVR) and Aqib Talib (90 OVR) start at cornerback.

Check out the Madden 16 Broncos team breakdown

Kansas City Chiefs – 82 Overall

The Chiefs went an entire season without a touchdown reception from a wide receiver. Newly acquired Jeremy Maclin (88 OVR), Albert Wilson (73 OVR), and De’Anthony Thomas (73 OVR) are setting out to change that. TE Travis Kelce (91 OVR) is ready for a breakout year. HB Jamaal Charles (94 OVR) and FB Anthony Sherman (95 OVR) are in the backfield with QB Alex Smith (84 OVR). New additions LG Ben Grubbs (85 OVR) and RG Paul Fanaika (74 OVR) help anchor the offensive line.

The emotional return of SS Eric Berry (84 OVR) improves the secondary immensely. He’s joined by Sean Smith (91 OVR) and Phillip Gaines (77 OVR) at the corners. LOLB Justin Houston (97 OVR) and Tamba Hali (90 OVR) are mainstay at linebacker, and arguably the best pass rush duo in football.

Check out the Madden 16 Chiefs team breakdown

San Diego Chargers – 82 Overall

Rookie HB Melvin Gordon (78 OVR) should provide stability and power to the Chargers’ running game. Ex-Bronco LG Orlando Franklin (90 OVR) will help the offensive line. QB Philip Rivers (90 OVR) may find his best targets in two-TE sets that feature Antonio Gates (88 OVR) and Ladarius Green (78 OVR). WRs include Keenan Allen (86 OVR), Malcolm Floyd (83 OVR), and Stevie Johnson (83 OVR).

RE Corey Liuget (84 OVR) the bright spot in the front seven, and the Chargers will need a big year from Melvin Ingram (79 OVR). The secondary is sparked by FS Eric Weddle (96 OVR) and CB Brandon Flowers (89 OVR).

Check out the Madden 16 Chargers team breakdown

Oakland Raiders – 74 Overall

Second-year quarterback Derek Carr (79 OVR) has a couple of new targets in rookie WR Amari Cooper (82 OVR) and Michael Crabtree (82 OVR). FB Marcel Reece (82 OVR) will block for HBs Latavius Murray (78 OVR) and Roy Helu (77 OVR). TE Mychal Rivera (75 OVR) will be pushed by rookie Clive Walford (72 OVR) before the season is over.

LOLB Khalil Mack (91 OVR) is the star of the defense, and the other linebackers are solid with ROLB Sio Moore (80 OVR) and MLB Curtis Lofton (79 OVR). RE C. J. Wilson (74 OVR) may lose his job to rookie Mario Edwards (71 OVR) before long.

Check out the Madden 16 Raiders team breakdown

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  1. I thought the Chiefs might be an 84 or 85, but not bad. They have a lot of top players with Houston, Charles, Sherman, Hall, Kelce and Maclin.

  2. The bolts are so underrated. According to the latest cbs sports power ranking, the bolts are number 16 in the league and the chiefs are number 23

  3. ..Why is jacobi jones not mentioned on the chargers? He was picked up in free agency…

  4. Also, antonio gates is much better than this. In one game, he scored three touches

  5. Khalil Mack had a good rookie year and all but 91 Overall? His performance didn’t even get him a pro bowl nod so how he skyrocketed in the conversations of elite madden linebackers in one year is questionable. Still a fan of him though.

  6. EA Sports released its Madden 16 team ratings for the AFC West on Thursday, and as has been the trend in recent years, the Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs are all looking up at the mighty Denver Broncos.