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Top 5 Running Backs in Madden NFL 16

The top 5 running backs in Madden NFL 16 have been announced!  The highest rated running back in this year’s game is Marshawn Lynch with a 96 overall rating.  We have the full top 5 list below.

  1. Marshawn Lynch – 96 Overall: Beast Mode starts with league-best 99 Stiff Arm, 98 Trucking, and 89 Strength. Would you believe 94 Juke Move? Add Lynch’s 91 ELUS/88 ACC/85 SPD and you have a one-man wrecking crew.
  2. Adrian Peterson – 95 Overall: Peterson brings the power with 88 Strength and 94 Trucking. He has 90 Speed and 92 Elusiveness, and he’s got all the moves with 96 SFA/95 JKM/94 SPM.
  3. Jamaal Charles – 94 overall: Charles has everything you want in an all-purpose back, including 95 ELUS/92 SPD/92 ACC/98 AGI. You want moves? He has 97 Juke Move and 94 Spin Move. Don’t forget the league-best 86 CTH.
  4. Demarco Murray – 94 Overall: The newly-minted Philadelphia Eagle brings 96 Trucking and 97 Stiff Arm to the City of Brotherly Love. He’s hard to tackle with 97 JKM/95 ELUS/94 SPM, and hard to catch with 89 SPD/91 ACC/98 AGI.
  5. Le’Veon Bell – 94 Overall: Bell is a dependable, every-down back with league-best 99 Carrying. He adds 83 Catching for third down, and has speed with 88 SPD/95 ELUS/97 JKM. Up the middle, he brings 84 TRK/92 SFA.

Here are the 5 highest rated running backs in action.

If you haven’t already seen them, check out the top 10 rookies in Madden 16.

Which running back are you most excited to use in Madden 16?  Let us know in the comments.

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  1. I love how these ratings are ,they seem more accurate

  2. I know Madden-School didn’t release these ratings but we all know these ratings aren’t true. EA-Sports did the same thing last year. They diminish player ratings during early revealing in the last Madden. Jamaal Charles and Adrian Peterson are two of the most explosive backs in the NFL. Both had a 97 Speed last Madden. The revealed ratings gave Charles a 92 speed and Adrian a 90 speed. Madden Fans, don’t let these ratings fool you!

  3. I don’t know where Madden ratings are going. I still can’t believe that they reduced Lynch’s and Jamal’s speed. I understand they are trying to stop everyone’s speed from being in the high 90’s, but man! Help change Madden ratings —->

  4. Is Madden reducing all RBs speed and increasing their agility, juke move, and elusiveness, ? Makes sense to me because most RBs don’t have speed in high 90s.

  5. @madden school, marshawn lynch’s ratings are ridiculous lol. U guys are going to have to come up with a tips video just on how to tackle him in madden 16. EA has made him unstoppable. I already have trouble with stopping all of the running backs from running like mad men in madden 15,so I can only imagine how difficult it will be to stop these guys in madden 16 smh. Wow!