EA SPORTS continues their Madden NFL 15 ratings reveal by announcing the Top 5 Outside Linebackers in the game this year. Here are the Top 5 Outside Linebackers in Madden NFL 15 along with a new screenshot, their statistics via Pro-Football-Reference from last season and analysis from Madden Ratings Czar Donny Moore:
5) Robert Mathis
2013 Statistics: 44 Tackles, 19.5 Sacks, 0 Interceptions
Mathis is all pass rush. His 98-rated Finesse Moves give him an array of quick moves to beat offensive tackles with, and he also has 88 SPD/94 ACC to rush off the edge.
4) Lavonte David
2013 Statistics: 106 Tackles, 7.0 Sacks, 5 Interceptions
Lavonte David may just be the best true 4-3 weakside linebacker in the NFL. His 88 SPD/88 AGI/90 ACC put him on par with some of the best RB’s in football, while his 98 TAK/98 PUR/96 PLAY REC are all position-bests at ROLB in Madden 15.
3) Justin Houston
2013 Statistics: 40 Tackles, 11.0 Sacks, 0 Interceptions
Justin Houston might not be a household name outside of the Kansas City area, but he should be with 93 TAK, 97 Power Moves (ranked first for LOLB), and 93 BLK SHD (ranked first for LOLB).
2) Aldon Smith
2013 Statistics: 29 Tackles, 8.5 Sacks, 0 Interceptions
Aldon Smith is one of the best at rushing the passer in Madden NFL 15 with his 99 Power Moves and 97 Pursuit. It also helps to have 85 SPD and 96 ACC at 6’4”, 265 lbs.
1) Von Miller
2013 Statistics: 27 Tackles, 5.0 Sacks, 0 Interceptions
Von has 88 SPD (tied for third), 94 ACC (tied for first), 92 TAK (tied for second), and 97 Finesse Moves (ranked first in NFL for LOLB).
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Make sure you visit GoodGameBro tomorrow to check out the Top 5 Madden NFL 15 ratings for Cornerbacks. While you wait for those ratings to be revealed, check out our previous Madden NFL 15 ratings articles:
- Top Rookies
- Top 5 Quarterbacks
- Top 5 Running Backs
- Top 5 Fullbacks
- Top 5 Wide Receivers
- Top 5 Tight Ends
- Top 5 Offensive Lineman
- Top 5 Defensive Ends
- Top 5 Defensive Tackles
- Top 5 Middle Linebackers
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