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Madden NFL 15 Best OL Ratings: Trent Williams Makes Top 5

Trent Williams crashed into the top five OL like a man on a mission.
Trent Williams crashed into the top five OL like a man on a mission.

Madden NFL 15 offensive line ratings featuring the five best players are expected to arrive later today on EA SPORTS’ official blog, and there has been a bit of a shakeup in what is historically one of the thickest position groups in the seasonal football video game.

Every day EA is releasing more of the top Madden NFL 15 ratings for position groups to fans. Yesterday we were given a sneak peek at the best tight ends and wide receivers, and the position group reveals will continue into August 1st, when the first player ratings from individual teams will emerge.

For now, however, it’s time to talk about the big boys in Madden this year — the ones on the offensive side of the ball. For more info on ratings that are arriving tomorrow, or what you’ve missed already, all you have to do is jump on over and check out the full Madden NFL 15 ratings release schedule.

Madden NFL 15 OL Ratings: Who Made The Top 5?

There was little doubt in anyone’s mind that Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas–who was 98 overall last season–wouldn’t reclaim his top spot among Madden 15 OL ratings. At 98 overall, Thomas is the only player in the league on the offensive line rated so highly. What is a bit more interesting, however, is the emergence of Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams.

Trent Williams ended the Madden 25 season as tenth rated left tackle in the game at 92 overall, however not only has he received healthy ratings bump this year to bring him up to 95 overall, and not only does he stand as the second best left tackle in the game, but he’s actually the fourth best player on the offensive line in Madden, period.

The second and third best offensive linemen in this year’s game are both guards, as Philadelphia Eagles OG Evan Mathis and Green Bay Packers OG Josh Sitton both share an impressive 97 overall in Madden 15 player ratings. Both of these players ended Madden 25 at 97, so there’s little to note there other than individual ratings tweaks within their skillsets.

The final spot in the top five overall OL player ratings belongs to tried-and-true San Francisco 49ers veteran left tackle Joe Staley, who re-captured the 94 overall he finished with last season. Nearly a dozen players finished at 94 overall or above in Madden 25 at offensive line, so it’s likely that there are a few more players tied with Staley at 94 that will not be revealed for the sake of “top 5” reveal consistency.

Perhaps most interestingly about this year’s OL top five is the sudden fall of Houston Texans tackle Duane Brown, who ended the season at 96 overall but now we can only assume is rated 94 or below.

Madden NFL 15 Ratings: Trent Williams Crashes into Top 5 OL

Joe Thomas (98 Overall)
Madden 15 Joe Thomas ratings

Evan Mathis (97 Overall)
Madden 15 Evan Mathis ratings
RUN BLOCKING: 99 (1st)

Josh Sitton (97 Overall)
Madden 15 Josh Sitton ratings

Trent Williams (95 Overall)
Madden 15 Trent Williams ratings

Joe Staley (94 Overall)
Madden 15 Joe Staley ratings
RUN BLOCKING: 97 (1st at LT) / IMPACT BLOCKING: 99 / SPD: 2nd at LT / AGI: 1st / ACC: 3rd

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  • CallMePapi

    Finally Evan mathis gets the love he desreves , hes only been the most dominate lineman in the NFL the last 3 years lol

    • Tom98

      joe thomas has been much better

      • Trey Warner

        Joe Thomas has been struggling with injuries and gets beat too often against speedy rushers.

  • Luke williams

    And Nick mangold, where are him in this list.

  • Brandon Ragland

    I’m gonna have to roll with the browns this year! They have a nice team! Esp madden wise!

  • Tom98

    Joe Thomas should be a 99 overall.