Joe Schobert was the only Cleveland Browns player to make the Pro Bowl last season. However, he is tied for the 25th best player on the team in Madden 19. Something about that doesn’t feel right to me.
Schobert got stuck with a sub-par overall of 76. He is also tied for the 31st highest overall out of the middle linebackers in Madden. He clearly doesn’t deserve this low of a rating.
This season was a breakout year for Schobert. He tied for first in the NFL for tackles this season, with 144. Schobert also had three sacks, four passes defended, three forced fumbles, and an interception (as seen above).
Redskins middle linebacker Zach Brown was an 88 overall, and the fourth overall middle linebacker. He had 127 tackles, 2.5 sacks, and two passes defended in 13 games last season. He also didn’t make the Pro Bowl last season, unlike Schobert.
Zach Brown has also been putting these numbers up for the past two seasons, which would put him ahead of Schobert. Not 12 overall ahead of him, however.
Madden needs to be more clear on how they rank the players in the game. If they go by production, Schobert and Kirksey should be the cream of the crop at their respective positions. If they go by talent and production mixed, Josh Gordon should be a top 10 receiver.