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Madden 23 Scouting Guide: Middle Linebackers

Next up on the list is middle linebackers. We’ll go over everything you need to know below. Make sure to check out the quarterback/overview scouting article if you need more context.

Important Physical Tiers For MLBs

MLB Speed Tiers

  • Elite = 90-99
  • Great = 88-89
  • Good = 86-87
  • Solid = 84-85
  • Decent = 82-83
  • Marginal = 81
  • Poor = 80 and below

MLB Acceleration Tiers

  • Elite = 92-99
  • Great = 90-91
  • Good = 88-89
  • Solid = 87
  • Decent = 86
  • Marginal = 85
  • Poor = 84 and below

MLB Agility Tiers

  • Elite = 86-99
  • Great = 84-85
  • Good = 82-83
  • Solid = 80-81
  • Decent = 79
  • Marginal = 78
  • Poor = 77 and below

MLB Strength Tiers

  • Elite = 80-99
  • Great = 78-79
  • Good = 76-77
  • Solid = 74-75
  • Decent = 72-73
  • Marginal = 70-71
  • Poor = 69 and below

Jumping and change of direction are relatively useless for middle linebackers so we did not include them.

Important Skill Grades For MLBs

MLB Awareness

  • A = 75-99
  • B = 68-74
  • C = 61-67
  • D = 53-60
  • F = 52 and below

MLB Block Shedding

  • A = 77-99
  • B = 72-76
  • C = 66-71
  • D = 61-65
  • F = 60 and below

MLB Hit Power

  • A = 84-99
  • B = 80-83
  • C = 76-79
  • D = 72-75
  • F = 71 and below

MLB Man Coverage

  • A = 63-99
  • B = 58-62
  • C = 53-57
  • D = 48-52
  • F = 47 and below

MLB Zone Coverage

  • A = 69-99
  • B = 65-68
  • C = 61-64
  • D = 57-60
  • F = 56 and below

MLB Pursuit

  • A = 86-99
  • B = 83-85
  • C = 80-82
  • D = 77-79
  • F = 76 and below

MLB Tackle

  • A = 87-99
  • B = 82-86
  • C = 77-81
  • D = 72-76
  • F = 71 and below

MLB Injury Rating

  • A = 95-99
  • B = 90-94
  • C = 86-89
  • D = 82-85
  • F = 81 and below

MLB Stamina Rating

  • A = 95-99
  • B = 90-94
  • C = 86-89
  • D = 82-85
  • F = 81 and below

MLB Draft Notes

The player note information given for middle linebackers is largely useless. The only trait that you can learn about is how likely a player is to be penalized.

  • Known to attract flags = Penalty – Undisciplined
  • Typically avoids getting flagged = Penalty – Normal
  • Almost never penalized = Penalty – Disciplined

Next Up: Scouting Cornerbacks

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