Madden NFL 19 released its annual ratings for players ahead of the game's August 10th release. The Rams had four players receive 90 or higher ratings.
Aaron Donald was named to the inaugural '99 Club' a few weeks ago. This means he received a 99 rating on Madden, the highest achievable rating. The '99 Club' also includes Aaron Rodgers, Antonio Brown, Luke Kuechly, Rob Gronkowski, Tom Brady and Von Miller.
Here are the Rams rated in the 90s:
The Rams had 13 players with ratings in the 80s.
89 - Aqib Talib
88 - Michael Brockers, Andrew Whitworth
87 - Brandin Cooks, Marcus Peters
86 - Johnny Hekker
85 - John Johnson III
83 - Jared Goff, Robert Woods
82 - Nickell Robey-Coleman
80 - Rodger Saffold, Cooper Kupp, Greg Zuerlein
- Donald (99) is the highest-rated player among defensive ends and defensive tackles. He is also the highest-rated defensive player along with Kuechly and Miller.
- Goff was rated 73 last year, making a 10-point jump in this year's rating. Two other California quarterbacks, Derek Carr and Jimmy Garoppolo, join him at 83.
- Gurley tied for the third-highest score (92) among halfbacks. Only Le'Veon Bell (96) and David Johnson (93) have higher ratings than Gurley.
- Talib (89) and Peters (87) are the second-highest rated CB duo behind Jacksonville's Jalen Ramsey (97) and A.J. Bouye (94).
- Joyner (90) received the 8th-best rating for all safeties along with Chicago's Adrian Amos and Seattle's Kam Chancellor also at 90.
- Hekker is the highest-rated punter.
Although it's easy to get caught up in player ratings, Gurley reminds us all, it's just a video game. To see how Madden rated every Rams player, click here.