USA TODAY — Denver Broncos outside linebacker Bradley Chubb has the second-highest rating among rookie defenders in “Madden NFL 19,” EA Sports announced.
Chubb has an 80 overall rating, second only to Chicago Bears inside linebacker Roquan Smith (who has an 81 overall rating).
Chubb has an 85 “Finesse Move” rating and an 87 for “Block Shedding.” Overall, he is the fifth-highest rated rookie in the game. Indianapolis Colts offensive guard Quenton Nelson (83), New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley (81), Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (81) and Smith are the only first-year players ranked above him.
Courtland Sutton, one of Chubb’s new teammates, is the fourth-best rookie wide receiver in the game (75 overall). DaeSean Hamilton was not among the top-five rookie receivers and Royce Freeman was not among the top-five rookie running backs in the game.
Broncos linebacker Von Miller is one of seven players with a perfect 99 overall rating in this year’s version of “Madden NFL.” The game will be available for PC, Xbox One, Xbox One X, PS4 and PS4 Pro starting at $59.99 on Aug. 10.