Today we are going over the X-Factor and Superstar abilities for wide receivers and tight ends in Madden 20. Running backs were yesterday and quarterbacks were the day before.

Remember, the players who possess the Superstar and X-Factor abilities can and will change throughout the year.

Let’s dive right into it.

Madden 20 Wide Receiver and Tight End X-Factor Abilities

X-Factor abilities are not activated by default. They can only be activated once the player who possesses the ability completes specific tasks and they can only be knocked out of the zone under certain circumstances.

Double Me

Players who have this ability: AJ Green, Mike Evans, Julio Jones, Michael Thomas, JuJu Smith-Schuster, DeAndre Hopkins, Adam Thielen, Travis Kelce

What this ability does: Aggressive receivers overpower defenders and attack the football. When they enter the zone, this ability increases their success rate on aggressive catches against single coverage

How to activate this ability: Make multiple 20+ yard catches

How to lose this ability: Missing catches

Rac ‘Em Up

Players who have this ability: Odell Beckham Jr, Antonio Brown, George Kittle

What this ability does: RAC receivers fight for every possible yard after making a catch. When they enter the zone, this ability increases their success rate on RAC catches against single coverage

How to activate this ability: Make multiple 20+ yard receptions

How to lose this ability: Missing catches

Max Security

Players who have this ability: Zach Ertz

What this ability does: A surehanded receiver is a quarterback’s best friend. When they enter the zone, this ability increase their success rate (and decreases knockout chance) on possession catches.

How to activate this ability: Catch consecutive targets

How to lose this ability: Missing catches

Madden 20 Wide Receiver and Tight End Superstar Abilities

These abilities don’t need to be activated and cannot be lost. The player who has them possesses these abilities no matter what happens in the game.

Cross Specialist

Players who have this ability: A.J. Green, Michael Thomas, JuJu Smith-Schuster

What this ability does: Receivers with this ability run sharper routes and catch more consistently while running crossing routes.

Streak Specialist

Players who have this ability: A.J. Green, Mike Evans

What this ability does: Receivers with this ability run sharper routes and catch more consistently while running streak routes.

Juke Box

Players who have this ability: Odell Beckham Jr., Stefon Diggs

What this ability does: Ball carriers with this ability have faster juke animations

Grab N Go

Players who have this ability: Odell Beckham Jr., Antonio Brown

What this ability does: After securing a catch, ball carriers with this ability can quickly shift momentum, change direction, and run the corner without sacrificing speed.

Curl Specialist

Players who have this ability: Mike Evans

What this ability does: Receivers with this ability run sharper routes and catch more consistently while running curl or comeback routes.

In Out Elite

Players who have this ability: Keenan Allen, Julio Jones, Travis Kelce, Zach Ertz

What this ability does: Receivers with this ability run sharper routes and catch more consistently while running in and out routes.

Double-Move Elite

Players who have this ability: T.Y. Hilton, Davante Adams, Travis Kelce, George Kittle

What this ability does: Receivers with this ability have an increased success rate when running double moves against man coverage.

Post Flag Elite

Players who have this ability: Julio Jones, DeAndre Hopkins

What this ability does: Receivers with this ability run sharper routes and catch more consistently while running post and corner routes.

Red Zone Threat

Players who have this ability: Davante Adams, DeAndre Hopkins

What this ability does: When in the red zone, receivers with this ability have a better chance to win contested catches against single coverage.

Slot-O-Matic

Players who have this ability: Julian Edelman, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Adam Thielen

What this ability does: When lined up in the slot, receivers with this ability make faster cuts and have better hands on short routes.

WR Apprentice

Players who have this ability: Antonio Brown, Michael Thomas

What this ability does: When lined up at any wide receiver position, players with this ability have access to four additional hot routes during pre-play adjustments.

Slot Apprentice

Players who have this ability: Adam Thielen

What this ability does: When lined up in the slot, players with this ability have access to four additional hot routes during pre-play adjustments.

TE Apprentice

Players who have this ability: Zach Ertz

What this ability does: When lined up at tight end, players with this ability have access to four additional hot routes during pre-play adjustments

Route Apprentice

Players who have this ability: George Kittle

What this ability does: Players with this ability have access to four additional hot routes, regardless of where they line up.

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