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Broncos Madden ratings 2014: Broncos are top-rated AFC team in Madden 15

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Today EA Sports released the rating for the entire AFC and NFC West. Lets take a look how our Denver Broncos ratings look for Madden 15.

Peyton Manning Madden 15
Peyton Manning Madden 15
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EA Sports' Madden NFL 15 video is due to hit stores in a few weeks and today they published  the entire ratings for the Denver Broncos. Today, we'll take a look at each starter on the team.

The Broncos boast two of the highest-rated players at their positions in the league. Peyton Manning is the top-rated quarter (tied with Aaron Rodgers) at 98, while Matt Prater reins supreme among kickers at 95. Prater broke the NFL record for longest field goal in 2013.

The Broncos are the 2nd-highest rated team overall in Madden NFL 15 and first in the AFC. Their 90 puts them behind the Seattle Seahawks at 91, tied with the San Francisco 49ers for second place.

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(Via: EA Sports)

Here's what EA Sports had to say about the Denver Broncos --

DENVER BRONCOS:

How can the Broncos possibly improve an offense that shattered records in 2013? Five-time MVP is back as the top-rated quarterack in Madden 15. Despite the loss of Eric Decker in free agency, the Broncos still have an embarrasment of pass-catching riches in DeMaryius Thomas, Wes WelkerJulius Thomas and newly acquired Emmanuel Sanders. On the ground, the Broncos must get improvements from Montee Ball andRonnie Hillman to account for the loss of Knowshon Moreno.

After being shredded by Russell Wilson and Co. in Super Bowl XLVIII, the Broncos addressed the defensive side of the ball by bringing in veterans DeMarcus Ware (90 OVR) and Aqib Talib (90 OVR) to help shore up the pass rush and secondary respectively. In the trenches, defensive tackle Terrance Knighton (88 OVR) was dominant in Denver's run to the AFC Championship.

Quarterback Peyton Manning

Overall: 98

Throw Power: 86

Throw Accuracy: 99

Running Back Montee Ball

Overall: 78

Speed: 86

Acceleration: 90

Break Tackle: 91

Wide Receiver Demaryius Thomas

Overall: 93

Speed: 96

Acceleration: 94

Catching: 94

Wide Receiver Emmanuel Sanders

Overall: 83

Speed: 93

Acceleration: 95

Catching: 87

Wide Receiver Wes Welker

Overall: 89

Speed: 84

Acceleration: 93

Catching:  89

Tight End Julius Thomas

Overall: 87

Speed: 86

Acceleration: 90

Catching: 87

Run Blocking: 64

Left Tackle Ryan Clady

Overall: 91

Pass Blocking: 97

Run Blocking: 82

Strength: 89

Right Tackle Chris Clark

Overall: 84

Pass Blocking: 87

Run Blocking: 88

Strength: 87

Left Guard Orlando Franklin

Overall: 87

Pass Blocking: 92

Run Blocking: 76

Strength: 94

Right Guard Louis Vasquez

Overall: 93

Pass Blocking: 98

Run Blocking: 85

Strength: 96

Center Manny Ramirez

Overall: 85

Pass Blocking: 85

Run Blocking: 90

Strength: 93

Defensive End Derek Wolfe

Overall: 76

Speed: 68

Acceleration: 76

Strength: 89

Tackle: 85

Block Shedding: 83

Defensive End DeMarcus Ware

Overall: 90

Speed: 90

Acceleration: 93

Strength: 86

Tackle: 71

Block Shedding: 67

Defensive Tackle Terrance Knighton

Overall: 88

Strength: 93

Acceleration: 76

Block Shedding: 95

Defensive Tackle Sylvester Williams

Overall: 74

Strength: 84

Acceleration: 86

Blocking Shedding: 82

Strongside Linebacker Von Miller

Overall: 96

Speed: 88

Acceleration: 94

Strength: 88

Tackle: 92

Block Shedding: 92

Middle Linebacker Nate Irving

Overall: 76

Speed: 77

Acceleration: 83

Tackle: 89

Weakside Linebacker Danny Trevathan

Overall: 82

Speed: 79

Acceleration: 85

Tackle: 92

Man Coverage: 67

Zone Coverage: 82

Cornerback Aqib Talib

Overall 90

Speed: 90

Acceleration: 92

Man Coverage: 90

Zone Coverage: 90

Cornerback Chris Harris Jr.

Overall: 85

Speed: 91

Acceleration: 93

Man Coverage: 91

Zone Coverage: 85

Cornerback Bradley Roby

Overall: 73

Speed: 94

Acceleration: 96

Man Coverage: 86

Zone Coverage: 80

Strong Safety T.J Ward

Overall: 91

Speed: 86

Acceleration: 87

Tackle: 88

Man Coverage: 58

Zone Coverage: 84

Free Safety Rahim Moore

Overall: 85

Speed: 84

Acceleration: 85

Tackle: 77

Man Coverage: 72

Zone Coverage: 87

Kicker Matt Prater

Overall: 95

Kick Power: 99

Kick Accuracy: 95

Punter Britton Colquitt

Overall: 74

Kick Power: 88

Kick Accuracy: 88

You can download the entire list of Broncos Madden ratings here.

The Broncos are the highest rated team in the AFC in Madden 15. This really shouldn't come as a surprise considering that they were the best AFC team last season, and they added playmakers like Aqib Talib, DeMarcus Ward, T.J Ward and others this season.

The Broncos should be a fun team to play with in Madden when it's released August 26th!