Madden 19 – The Marcus Mariota Rating Scandal

With over 3,200 career passing yards and a playoff win under his belt it seems odd that he would be rated lower than two Cleveland Quarterbacks and on par with the likes of Bradford. The Titans’ Twitter account took to arms and requested that his rating be reconsidered in a post that included one of Mariota’s viscous stiff arms.

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MUT Day 1 Decisions – Starting Players and First Moves

If you pre-ordered the game, you will have  a choice of an 80 OVR team elite from your favorite NFL franchise. In addition to the team elite, you will be given a starter pack containing two 70 OVR players from your team of choice.

Following your choice of cards, there is plenty of opportunities to earn free cards and a fairly strong starter team within the first couple days of the games release. The question should be, what choices will have the biggest impact on your ultimate team? You must also consider what compliments the free players available at launch. Finally, these players should fit your preferred formation.

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MUT Day 1 Decisions – G.O.A.T.

MUT 18’s official release is right around the corner. The first full week of release will be instrumental in setting yourself up for a birth in the first ever MUT WL. To put yourself in the best position, you need to maximize the value of your choices early on. This begins with who you take as your starter cards. For those new to MUT, an explanation of starter cards may be useful. Some of these starter cards (such as the G.O.A.T.s) are associated with your pre-order and others are available to every new MUT 18 franchise. If you’re having trouble with any of the abbreviated terms in this post, a full explanation can be found in our MUT Dictionary.

If you went with the G.O.A.T. Edition, you will have the choice of one of 5 G.O.A.T. legends. The GOATs are: Tom Brady, Ray Lewis, Jerry Rice, Barry Sanders and Deion Sanders. A full statistical breakdown can be found here on MUTHEAD. Each of these options are rated an 85 on day 1. Lets have a look at each option (from worst to first):

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