EA Sports has announced the best safeties in Madden NFL 16.  They range from 93 to 96 overall with Chargers free safety Eric Weddle topping the list.  We have the full top 5 list below.

  1. Eric Weddle – 96 Overall: Weddle had another terrific year in 2014 and wants to leverage that into a big, new contract. He deserves it with 84 Speed, 83 Tackle, 77 Hit Power, and 94 PREC/66 MCV/91 ZCV.
  2. Earl Thomas III – 95 Overall: Seattle’s hard-hitting safety duo begins with Thomas. His 96 Zone Coverage is best among all safeties, and he also brings 90 Speed, 75 Tackle, 72 Hit Power, and 83 PREC/83 MCV.
  3. Kam Chancellor – 94 Overall: One of the biggest and tallest DBs in the NFL, Chancellor’s 97 Hit Power is tops among safeties. He adds 83 Speed, 85 Tackle, and 77 PREC/64 MCV/83 ZCV.
  4. Devin McCourty – 94 Overall: With Patrick Chung in the box for run support, McCourty plays center field with 96 Zone Coverage, 87 Man Coverage, 87 Play Recognition, and 90 Speed.
  5. Harrison Smith – 93 Overall: Smith hit career highs in interceptions and sacks en route to the All-Pro team. He starts Madden NFL 16 with 86 Speed, 85 Play Recognition, and 75 MCV/92 ZCV/92 POW.

Here are some screenshots of these safeties in Madden 16.

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Who else deserves to be on this list?  Let us know in the comments section.