Madden 12 ratings are starting to be announced. The full ratings will likely be released in the coming weeks, but already we know what three of the Detroit Lions' rookies ratings will be in this year's game.â†µ
Defensive tackle Nick Fairley, the 13th overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft, is rated as a 77 overall in Madden 12. Five rookie defensive linemen are rated higher than Fairley: Marcell Dareus, J.J. Watt, Robert Quinn, Adrian Clayborn and Cameron Jordan.â†µ
The ratings for the Lions' two second-round picks also came out this week. Running back Mikel Leshoure is rated as a 72 overall. Fellow rookie running backs Mark Ingram and Ryan Williams are rated ahead of him.â†µ
At wide receiver, Titus Young is rated as a 67 overall. A.J. Green, Julio Jones, Jonathan Baldwin, Randall Cobb, Greg Little, Torrey Smith and Vincent Brown are the rookie wide receivers rated ahead of him.