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Top Madden 25 Player Ratings (Defense)

Von Miller is one of Madden's top defenders this time around.
Von Miller is one of Madden's top defenders this time around.

The best defenders in Madden 25 were revealed in a new video put out today by EA, which focuses on the Top 5 players at each key position group on defense.

Not surprisingly, Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt is the highest rated defensive player in Madden 25 with the prestigious 99 overall, while Darrelle Revis still holds on to the top spot in the secondary over Richard Sherman, with a 97 rating of his own.

Based on what we know, that means there are only three 99 overall players in Madden this season, as Adrian Peterson, Calvin Johnson and J.J. Watt are the only ones to secure the elusive near-perfect rating. To help catch you up to speed on Watt and the rest of his year’s top defensive players, EA even put out a video highlighting the best of each defensive group.

Check out below to see the top defensive players in Madden NFL 25 this year, or jump over here to see the best that offense has to offer.

Top Madden 25 Player Ratings (Defense)

Quick List: Top Players (Defense)
Defensive Line
1. J.J. Watt (99)
2. Cameron Wake (97)
3. Geno Atkins (97)
4. Muhammad Wilkerson (96)
5. DeMarcus Ware (94)

1. Von Miller (97)
2. Patrick Willis (97)
3. Aldon Smith (95)
4. Clay Matthews (95)
5. Lance Briggs (94)

1. Darrelle Revis (97)
2. Richard Sherman (96)
3. Eric Weddle (96)
4. Charles Tillman (95)
5. Jarius Byrd (95)

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  • Adrian Juarez

    Ware gets snubbed, now I got work him back up, Donny you are beginning the twilight of ratings czar career!!!