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MUT 20 Team of the Week 6: S. Diggs, G. McCoy, and LTD M. Ryan

Team of the Week 6 has been released featuring Heroes Stefon Diggs and Gerald McCoy. The LTD item for this week is Matt Ryan who passed for 356 yards and 4 TDs in a narrow loss to the Kyler Murray led Cardinals. LTD Matt Ryan is only in packs until Thursday, 10/17 at 10 am ET and is not Power Up eligible. Check out all of this week's TOTW items below:

Offense

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MUT 20 TOTW Predictions: Week 6 Giveaway

After another Sunday full of exciting football, it's time to guess who will get TOTW honors for Week 6. Stefon Diggs is our guess for this week's LTD player item after his monster game of 7 catches for 167 yards and 3 TDs in a 38-20 win over the Eagles. Unless EA has a card planned in the near future for Diggs, he seems like a lock for this week's LTD. The Hero on offense is a bit tricky this week considering his team lost, but we feel like Matt Ryan makes the most sense here based on performance and …

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Flashbacks: Malik Jackson and Ben Roethlisberger

Today's new Flashbacks players are Malik Jackson and Ben Roethlisberger. Jackson provides solid tackling (90) and power moves (89) to stuff the run at the DT position while Big Ben Roethlisberger offers a balanced passing attack at all three levels: short (86), mid (86), and deep (85). Check out the new items and their ratings below:

Flashbacks can be acquired from the Auction House or by purchasing a Flashbacks Pack in the store for 2,470 Training that will give you 1 random 87+ Flashbacks player item.

Will either of these new player items make your …

ZAN's Corner: Run Defense Tips

Welcome back to ZAN's Corner!

It's been over a year since we had this series, but we decided to bring it back this year in Madden 20! With how dominant the run game is in Madden 20, I thought it was the perfect topic for our return video.

In this tip, we'll show you 2 adjustments you can make to make ANY defense better against the run game in Madden 20:

- QB Spies for the inside run

- Inside Linebacker Hard Flats (Pass Committed) vs. the outside run

When you combine them together, this will make you much safer against the …

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Legends: Ed Reed and Larry Little

Today's new Legends are Ed Reed and Larry Little. Both players are among the best at their positions in Madden Ultimate Team. Check out their full ratings:

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The challenge that both of these players face is that they were released as positions that have a lot of great alternatives. Ed Reed at Strong Safety is competing with MUT Master Pat Tillman, Jamal Adams, and …

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MUT 10: Deion Sanders

Deion Sanders is the eighth player to be released in the MUT 10 Anniversary program. Deion has been a staple in Madden Ultimate Team since the very beginning. This MUT 10 Deion has elite speed, coverage, and hands. You can check out the full ratings for the new 92 OVR player item and Deion's Power Up here:

Don't forget to knock out the Challenge that unlock's Deion's Power Up. If you've been keeping with the MUT 10 program each week, you're just two weeks away from unlocking a free NAT MUT 10 Anniversary player item.

Is …

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Veterans: Carlos Hyde and Lawrence Guy

Today's new Veterans players are Carlos Hyde and Lawrence Guy. Neither player stands out for any individual rating, but they're fairly balanced and can contribute to several team chemistry types. Here are the full ratings:

You can find these players in Veterans Packs which cost 1,290 Training in the store. Each pack contain an 85+ OVR Veterans player item. You can find the full list here.

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Signature Series: T.Y. Hilton and Chandler Jones

EA Sports added two new Signature Series players to Madden Ultimate Team today. T.Y. Hilton is a great route runner with decent speed. If you power him all the way up, he will be able to hit the 90 Deep Route Running threshold which will unlock the best versions of several deep routes in the game. While it's hard to justify starting an OLB slower than a 300-pound DT, Chandler Jones has great Power Moves, Play Recognition, Pursuit, and Tackle.

Check out the full ratings on both new players:

Both Hilton and Jones newest …

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Heavyweights: Maurkice Pouncey and Emmanuel Ogbah

Today's new additions to the Heavyweights program are Maurkice Pouncey and Emmanuel Ogbah. Pouncey is a balanced center that will do well in both the run game and the pass game. Ogbah brings mobility as a defensive end with 91 hit power to hopefully force some turnovers. Check out their full ratings:

Heavyweights are found in Heavyweights Packs in the store for 2,470 Training. These packs contain a single 86+ OVR random Heavyweights player. You can see the full list of Heavyweights players here. If you're set on adding either of these players to your …

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MUT 20 Team of the Week 5: A. Jones, B. Graham, and LTD D. Watson

EA has released Team of the Week 5 featuring Heroes Aaron Jones and Brandon Graham. This week's LTD player item is Deshaun Watson, who racked up 426 yards and 5 TDs through the air in an impressive 53-32 win over the Falcons. His item is only in packs until Thursday, 10/10 at 10 am ET and is not Power Up eligible. Check below for all of this week's TOTW items:

Offense

Defense

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House Rules: Point Yoink!

House Rules is back this week with Point Yoink! In this version of House Rules, we're playing 2-minute quarters. Fumbles/INTs will earn you 3 points, 10-yard passes are worth 1-point, and rushing or incomplete passes give a point back to your opponent. Start racking up wins and earn a NAT Hero Fantasy Pack. The following is a breakdown of reward tiers for this week's competition:

  • 1 Win: 10 Trophies, 5,000 Coins
  • 5 Wins: 20 Trophies, 10,000 Coins
  • 10 Wins: 20 Trophies, 10,000 Coins
  • 15 Wins: Dark MUT Hero Jersey
  • 20 Wins: 30 Trophies, 15,000 Coins …
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MUT 20 TOTW Predictions: Week 5 Giveaway

With Week 5 nearly in the books, it's that time again to guess who we think will earn TOTW honors. This week could prove to be tricky with outstanding performances on offense from Will Fuller, Deshaun Watson, and Aaron Jones. The only way we can see all 3 being included is if Will Fuller gets a normal TOTW card while Jones and Watson battle it out for LTD and Hero. It will be interesting to see if all 3 get included or if one stays on the sidelines. With Philly's dominant showing on defense against the Jets this week, our …

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Flashbacks: Kenny Stills, Trey Flowers, and LTD Aaron Donald

EA has released two new player items in the Flashbacks program today. Kenny Stills takes us back to 2013 when he was a member of the Saints while Trey Flowers flashes back to 2017 when he was a New England Patriot. Check out both new items below.

Flashbacks can be acquired from the Auction House or by purchasing a Flashbacks Pack in the store for 2,470 Training that will give you 1 random 87+ Flashbacks player item.

In addition to new Flashbacks, EA has released a new LTD player item as part of the MUT …

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Football Outsiders: Amari Cooper, Jamie Collins Sr, Jordan Hicks

Football Outsiders has made it's return to Madden Ultimate Team! For those unfamiliar with the FO program from previous years, it highlights players who performed well statistically but may have fallen under the radar. As usual, you can expect monthly Football Outsiders content releases this season. The following is a list of all the new player items from Football Outsiders for the month of September:

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Legends: Brian Urlacher and Jim Brown

Two new Legends were released today by EA. Our first Legend played his entire 13-year career in the Windy City for the Chicago Bears, earning eight Pro Bowl selections and 2005 NFL Defensive Player of the Year honors; it's Brian Urlacher. Joining Urlacher as this week's other Legend is fellow Hall of Famer and the last player to lead the Cleveland Browns to an NFL Championship, Jim Brown. Urlacher and Brown will be must-have additions for all you Bears and Browns fans out there. Check out all of their new items and ratings below:

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Friday Night Football #35 Sponsored by Rocket Mortgage

Tonight, 32 of the best players in Madden will be competing for a winner-take-all prize of $1,000 live on Twitch. In addition to the usual $1,000 prize, starting this week there will be another $1,000 prize in the form of a bounty! The bounty each week will be placed on the previous week's winner. Whichever player is able to defeat the player carrying the bounty will automatically win $1,000. If no one defeats the player carrying the bounty, that player gets to keep the $1,000 bounty in addition to the normal $1,000 they would …

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MUT 10: Rob Gronkowski

The seventh player released in the MUT 10 Anniversary program is arguably one of the greatest tight ends in history, Rob Gronkowski. During his nine-year NFL career with the Patriots, "Gronk" won 3 Super Bowls while setting numerous NFL and franchise records. He also graced the cover of Madden 17 and has been a dominant force in MUT for years. Gronk can be found in packs now until Monday 10/7 at 10 am ET. Be sure to complete his limited-time solo challenge before it expires Monday morning to earn his Power Up item and MUT 10 Collectible.

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MUT Heroes Program Overview

EA Sports released the first batch of MUT Heroes content for Madden 20 this morning. The MUT Heroes program features a 90-91 OVR MUT Hero player item along with an 85-86 OVR Sidekick and an 80-81 OVR Sidekick player item for each NFL team.

This year's MUT Heroes program is split into five total releases. Today, the MUT Heroes and Sidekicks for half of the NFL teams are live. Players in the MUT Heroes program for four more teams will be released on each of these dates: 10/7, 10/9, 10/10, and 10/11. However, we have the …

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Madden 20 Power Rankings: 10/3

A few of you reached out asking where our Power Rankings were last week. We've decided to scale things back slightly. There has only been one relevant tournament each week which means there just are not a lot of opportunity for players to move up or down in the power rankings. Our plan going forward is to release power rankings every other week, but as MCS action picks up with Club Championship tournaments, this may change.

Here are our power rankings for this week:

1. SeriousMoe
2. Joke
3. Cleff
4. Henry
5. Joe Rice
6. Kiv
7. Shikobe
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Signature Series: Russell Wilson and Jurrell Casey

Two new player items have been added to the Signature Series program today by EA. Russell Wilson is off to a hot start to the season, leading the Seattle Seahawks to a 3-1 record with his 8 TD passes and 0 INTs. Joining Wilson this week as the other LTD Signature Series item is Titans defensive end, Jurrell Casey. With 94 PRC, 92 TKL, 92 PMV, and 88 POW, Jurrell Casey offers a dual-threat against the pass and run at DE. Check out both new items and their ratings below:

Both of these player items can …

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Madden 20 Title Update- October 3

There was a 2.8+ GB Title Update released today with quite a few gameplay fixes and improvements. Here are the full patch notes from EA:

Key Highlights

  • Chargers WR Keenan Allen has been upgraded to Superstar X-Factor from Superstar, replacing Free Agent WR Antonio Brown
    • Allen’s Equipped Abilities: 
      • X-Factor - ‘RAC ‘em Up’ - Wins contested RAC catches vs. single coverage when in the zone
      • Additional Superstar ability - ‘Slot-o-Matic’ - improved route running and catching when running short routes from the slot position
  • Full, On-Field player control has been added for Franchise players. In Face of the Franchise: QB1, this is …
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Heavyweights: Shaq Mason and Michael Pierce

The Heavyweights program is back today with two new player items. For all you runners out there, Shaq Mason offers a solid run-blocking option at right guard. Joining Shaq as this week's other new Heavyweight is Michael Pierce with his 92 strength and 89 play recognition. What Pierce lacks in pass rushing, he makes up for by stuffing the run at the line. Check out the new items and their ratings below:

Heavyweights can be found on the Auction House or by purchasing a Heavyweights Pack in the store for 2,470 Training that will give …

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MUT 20 Team of the Week 4: N. Chubb, D. King II, and LTD C. Godwin

EA has released Team of the Week 4 featuring Heroes Nick Chubb and Desmond King II. This week's LTD player item is Chris Godwin, who helped lead the Bucs to an impressive 55-40 victory over the Rams. His item is only in packs until Thursday, 10/3 at 10 am ET and is not Power Up eligible. Check below for all of this week's TOTW items:

Offense

Defense

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MUT 20 TOTW Predictions: Week 4 Giveaway

After an exciting Week 4 full of upsets and great games, it's time to guess who we think will earn this week's TOTW items. Nick Chubb led the Browns offensive attack on the ground in a convincing 40-25 win over the Ravens and is our guess for this week's LTD item. Chris Godwin helped lead an impressive aerial attack in a surprise, road victory against the previously undefeated Rams and is our selection for Hero on offense. Our prediction for defensive Hero is Vonn Bell, who led a stout Saints defense to a 12-10 home win over the Cowboys in …

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Flashbacks: Allen Robinson and Landon Collins

Two new player items were added to the Flashbacks program this morning. Taking us back to 2015 when he was a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars, our first new item is Allen Robinson. Our second Flashback of the day is currently a member of the Redskins, but his new item is from the 2017 season when he was a member of the Giants, it's Landon Collins. With 95 Hit Power, Collins is currently the hardest-hitting safety in MUT! Check out both new items below:

Flashbacks can be acquired from the Auction House or by purchasing a …

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Legends: Champ Bailey and Troy Aikman

The Champ is here! Legendary Redskins and Broncos cornerback, Champ Bailey, made his return to Ultimate Team today along with 3x Super Bowl champion quarterback Troy Aikman. Check out all their new items and ratings below:

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The Power Up version of each player can be earned by completing their solo challenge. Each player's Boss version can be acquired by finishing their set that requires …

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MUT 10: FS Calvin Johnson

You may recognize our sixth MUT 10 player released from his nine dominant seasons in the NFL on the offensive side of the football. However, Calvin "Megatron" Johnson is making his MUT 20 debut today at free safety. Ultimate Team veterans know how well he can hold down the secondary from previous year's of MUT with his size, speed, and hands. Free safety Megatron can be found in packs now until Monday 9/30 at 10 am ET. Be sure to complete his limited-time solo challenge before it expires Monday morning to earn his Power Up item and MUT 10 …

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Veterans: Pernell McPhee and Josh McCown

Pernell McPhee joins NFL journeyman, Josh McCown, as the newest player items added to the Veterans program with today's release. Check out their new items and ratings below:

McPhee and McCown can be found on the Auction House or by purchasing a Veterans Pack for 1290 Training in the store. Each Veterans Pack contains 1 random 85+ Veteran player item. For a full list of Veterans currently in circulation, click here.

Be sure to check back after 4 pm ET for today's newest MUT 10 player reveal. Hint: According to GMM this morning, it's a defensive …

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Signature Series: Sony Michel and Tre'Davious White

EA released two new player items in the Signature Series program today. Coming off a solid rookie campaign that resulted in a Super Bowl LIII win for the Patriots, our first new Signature Series player is Sony Michel. Joining him as this week's other Signature Series player is Buffalo Bills cornerback, Tre'Davious White. His item today helps solve the mystery of why Tre'Davious may have missed TOTW 3 after a game that saw him record 2 INTs (including one that sealed the win for his team). Check out both new items and their ratings below:

Both …

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Heavyweights: Kyle Juszczyk and Sheldon Rankins

Two new Heavyweights were introduced to the program this morning by EA. For all you I-Form runners out there, Kyle Juszczyk offers a nice lead blocking option at fullback. Joining Juszczyk this week as the other new Heavyweight is defensive tackle, Sheldon Rankins. Check out the new items and their ratings below:

Heavyweights can be found on the Auction House or by purchasing a Heavyweights Pack in the store for 2,470 Training that will give you one random 86+ Heavyweights player item. Click the following for a full list of Heavyweights.

What are your thoughts …

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MUT 20 Team of the Week 3: K. Allen, C. Matthews, and LTD M. Ingram II

Team of the Week 3 has been released by EA. Leading the Ravens offense with 135 total yards and 3 touchdowns in a narrow defeat to the Chiefs, this week's Limited item is Mark Ingram II. His item is only in packs until Thursday, 9/26 at 10 am ET and is not Power Up eligible. The Heroes for this week are Keenan Allen and Clay Matthews. You can view all of the TOTW players and their ratings below:

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House Rules: Double Trouble

House Rules is back and we're playing Double Trouble this week. In this mode, offensive 20-yard plays, tackles for loss, and interceptions are worth 2 extra points. The first person to get at least a 14-point lead wins the game. For example, if you get two 20-yard plays and kick a Field Goal on your first drive, you will have 7 points. If you then get an interception for a TD (8 points), you will now have a 15-point lead and win. If no one goes up by 14 points during the game, it will play out until the end …

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MUT 20 TOTW Predictions: Week 3 Giveaway

With Week 3 of the NFL season nearly in the books, it's time to predict who we think will receive this week's TOTW items. After missing out on TOTW last week, will this be Russell Wilson's turn in the TOTW spotlight? Do you think Mike Evans or Alvin Kamara can edge him out for Hero honors after their big games? Despite a team loss, does Shaquil Barrett get back-to-back TOTW honors after his dominant game in Week 3? Based on performance and current MUT items, here are our predictions for Week 3 TOTW:

Offense

  • LTD Mike Evans (8 rec, 190 …
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Flashbacks: Eric Ebron and Marcus Peters

EA added two new player items to the Flashbacks program this morning. Eric Ebron takes us back to 2017 while Marcus Peters is flashing back to 2015. Check out both new player items and their ratings below:

Flashbacks can be acquired from the Auction House or by purchasing a Flashbacks Pack in the store for 2,470 Training that will give you 1 random Flashback player item.

Will you be picking up Ebron or Peters for your Ultimate Team?

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Legends: Shannon Sharpe and Kevin Greene

EA released two new Legends today with Shannon Sharpe providing a speed upgrade at Tight End and Kevin Greene adding some depth to the LOLB position. Check out all the new items below:

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The Power Up version of each player can be earned by completing their solo challenge. Each player's Boss version can be acquired by finishing their set that requires the 5 corresponding …

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MUT 10: Randy Moss

This week's MUT 10th Anniversary player is straight cash, homie! The original inspiration for the term "Mossed", Hall of Famer, and all-time Madden great, Randy Moss, is back in Ultimate Team. He can be found in packs now until Monday 9/23 at 10 am ET. Be sure to complete his limited-time solo challenge before it expires Monday morning to earn his Power Up item and MUT 10 Collectible.

If you need a refresher, click the following for an overview of the MUT 10th Anniversary Program.

Since we have reached the halfway mark, let's recap who's …

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Series 2 Overview: Master Melvin Gordon III and New Veterans

Series 2 begins today with new level rewards, player items, sets, solos, and missions being added to Madden Ultimate Team. The maximum MUT level has been increased from 50 to 60 and all Series 1 Trophies have been converted to Series 2 Trophies (100 S1 Trophies=50 S2 Trophies). A new Collectible for Coach Madden can be found in the Store for 1,000 Series 2 Trophies (4 total). Check below for a breakdown of what's new in each category:

Level Rewards

The following rewards are unlocked at each new level:

  • Level 51- Unlocks 2 different Packs in the Store …
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Signature Series: Jason Kelce and Telvin Smith

The Signature Series program is back again this week with a pair of new player items. For all you runners out there, Jason Kelce offers a solid run-blocking option at the Center position. If you're looking for more speed at ROLB, Telvin Smith with his 85 SPD rating is worth considering. Check out the new items and their ratings below:

Both of these player items can be found in packs for a limited amount of time (48 hrs). If you're looking for Kelce or Smith, they will only be in packs until Saturday 9/21 at …

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Madden 20 Title Update- September 19th

There was a 1.55+ GB Title Update released today with quite a few gameplay fixes and improvements. Here are the full patch notes from EA:

Key Highlights

  • Tackle animation improvements
  • New Legendary players added to the Superstar: KO draft pool

Global Updates

  • General stability and connectivity improvements
  • Updated Cleveland Browns primary home uniform 

Franchise Updates

  • Fixed several issues around starting leagues using Play Now Live seasons
  • Fixed an issue causing the hidden dev trait snap-count to reset when using active rosters to start a Franchise league
    • Dev Note: This is fixed for newly created leagues. The Team is still …
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Heavyweights: Quenton Nelson and Dee Ford

The Heavyweights Program received an update this morning with the addition of 2 new player items. Check out the new items and their ratings below:

Heavyweights can be found on the Auction House or by purchasing a Heavyweights Pack in the store for 1,780 Training that will give you 1 random Heavyweight player item. Click the following for a full list of Heavyweights.

What are your thoughts on this week's Heavyweights?

MUT Draft Update

Today marks the first update for MUT Draft of the Madden 20 season. The update will feature a change to the …

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MUT 20 Team of the Week 2: J. Jones, D. Slay Jr, and LTD J. Collins Sr

After an exciting Week 2 of the NFL Regular Season, EA has released Team of the Week 2 to honor some of this week's top performers. Leading the Patriots D in a dominant, shutout win over the Dolphins, today's Limited item is Jamie Collins Sr. His item is only in packs until Thursday, 9/19 at 10 am ET and is not Power Up eligible. The Heroes for this week are Julio Jones and Darius Slay Jr. You can view all of the TOTW players and their ratings below:

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House Rules: Tug of War

After a short break, House Rules is back this week with Tug of War! If you've played Superstar KO, you're already familiar with Tug of War from overtime in this mode. For those unfamiliar, Tug of War starts with the ball on the 50-yard line. Each team has 10 offensive plays, alternating back and forth, with the goal of being farthest down field when all plays are finished. You will earn an instant win if you manage to score a TD! As always, win more games and you will receive better rewards. The following is a breakdown of reward tiers …

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MUT 20 TOTW Predictions: Week 2

Team of the Week Predictions are back this season on Muthead! With all but Monday Night Football left in an exciting Week 2, it's time to guess who we think will get this week's TOTW items. Based on performance and current MUT items, here are my predictions for Week 2 TOTW:

Offense

  • LTD Demarcus Robinson (6 rec, 172 yds, 2 TDs)
  • Julio Jones HERO (5 rec, 106 yds, 2 TDs)
  • Jimmy Garoppolo (297 pass yds, 3 TDs)
  • Josh Allen (253 pass yds, 2 total TDs)
  • Aaron Jones (150 total yds, 1 TD)
  • Raheem Mostert (151 total yds, 1 TD)
  • Mark …
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Flashbacks: Kwon Alexander and Kirk Cousins

EA released two new player items in the Flashbacks Program this morning with "Captain" Kirk Cousins and Kwon Alexander. Check below to view both new players and their ratings:

Flashbacks can be acquired from the Auction House or by purchasing a Flashbacks Pack in the store for 1,780 Training that will give you 1 random Flashback player item. Click the following for a full list of Flashbacks.

Will you be picking up Cousins or Alexander for your squad?

Side Note: Due to complications with the Ultimate Kickoff debut last week, EA has decided to double …

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Legends: Terrell Owens and Howie Long

Get your popcorn ready because Terrell Owens is making his return to Madden Ultimate Team! Standing 6'3'' with 89 speed and 90 jumping, expect Owens to create match up nightmares for opposing secondaries. Joining T.O. as this week's other new legend is Super Bowl champion and Hall of Fame defensive end, Howie Long.

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The Power Up version of each player can be earned …

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MUT 10: Julius Peppers

After 17 NFL seasons, 9 Pro Bowl selections, and a well-known Madden career; Julius Peppers is back in Ultimate Team. He can be found in packs now until Monday 9/16 at 10 am ET. Be sure to complete his limited-time solo challenge before it expires Monday morning to earn his Power Up item and MUT 10 Collectible.

If you need a refresher, click the following for an overview of the MUT 10th Anniversary Program.

Will Peppers be making an appearance on your defensive line?

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Veterans: Mike Adams and Jared Cook

EA released two new player items today in the MUT 20 Veterans Program. You can view both new items and their ratings below:

If you are looking to add Adams or Cook to your Ultimate Team, they can be found on the Auction House or by purchasing a Veterans Pack for 930 Training in the store. Each Veterans Pack contains 1 random Veteran player item. For a full list of Veterans currently in circulation, click here.

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Madden 20 Power Rankings: 9/12

Last week, we released our first ever competitive Madden power rankings. We plan to update and publish our power rankings every week for the top 25 players based on performances in relevant competitive Madden events.

Keep in mind that there are many top Madden players that don't regularly play in significant events outside of the MCS majors. Because of that, we have no meaningful way to include them in our power rankings if they didn't have a strong performance at the Madden Classic. If your favorite player isn't on our list, that's likely why.

Let's get to the rankings:

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MUT 20: Ultimate Kickoff Program and Signature Series

The Ultimate Kickoff Program made it's return to MUT today. The Program features some of the game's top players as Ultimate Kickoff Masters. Continue reading for an overview and to view all new player items released:

Ultimate Kickoff Masters

In order to acquire the following Ultimate Kickoff Masters, you must complete the corresponding player set that requires 120 Ultimate Kickoff Collectibles.

Ultimate Kickoff Collectibles can be earned through completing challenges or found in packs.

Seasonal Performers

A new element of the Ultimate Kickoff Program this year is the addition of Seasonal Performers …

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Madden 20 Title Update- September 12th

There was a 625+ MB Title Update released today with quite a few gameplay fixes and improvements. Here are the full patch notes from EA:

Key Highlights

  • Colts WR TY Hilton has been upgraded to a Superstar X-Factor to replace former Colts QB Andrew Luck, who recently retired. Here’s a quick breakdown of TY Hilton’s abilities:
    • RAC ‘em Up - When in the zone, wins RAC catches vs. single coverage
    • Double Move Elite - Higher chance of success when running double-move routes
    • Route Technician - Quicker cuts while running routes
    • DEV NOTE: These X-Factor updates will only impact franchises created after …
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Heavyweights: Jerry Hughes and Demar Dotson

Two new player items were added to the MUT20 Heavyweights Program this morning. Check below for the new players and their ratings:

Heavyweights can be found on the Auction House or by purchasing a Heavyweights Pack in the store for 1,780 Training that will give you 1 random Heavyweight player item. For a full list of Heavyweights, click here.

Will Hughes or Dotson find their way into your squad?

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MUT 20 Team of the Week 1: L. Jackson, C.J. Mosley, and LTD S. Watkins

With Week 1 of the NFL Regular Season in the books, EA has released Team of the Week 1 to highlight this week's exceptional player performances. This week's Limited player is Sammy Watkins. His item is only in packs until Thursday, 9/12 at 10 am ET and is not Power Up eligible. The Team of the Week Heroes are C.J. Mosley and Lamar Jackson. You can view all of the TOTW players and their full ratings below:

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Flashbacks: Jason Verrett and LeSean McCoy

The Flashbacks Program added a pair of new player items today with Jason Verrett and LeSean McCoy. Check out the new items and their ratings below:

Flashbacks can be acquired from the Auction House or by purchasing a Flashbacks Pack in the store for 1,780 Training that will give you 1 random Flashback player item. Click the following for a full list of Flashbacks.

What are your thoughts on today's new items and their ratings?

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Legends: Brian Dawkins and Gale Sayers

With the Free Safety position needing a much needed boost, what better way to upgrade it than by adding "Weapon X", Brian Dawkins? Joining him as this week's other new Legend released by EA is the ever-elusive, Gale Sayers. Check out all of the new player items below:

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The Power Up version of each player can be earned by completing their solo challenge. Each …

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Veterans: Demaryius Thomas and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Well known for years in Madden Ultimate Team for his size and speed at cornerback, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie joins Demaryius Thomas as this week's newly released pair of Veterans.

If you are looking to add DRC or Thomas to your team, they can be found on the Auction House or by purchasing a Veterans Pack for 930 Training in the store. Each Veterans Pack contains 1 random Veteran player item. Click the following for a full list of Veterans released so far.

What are your thoughts on this week's Veterans and their ratings?

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MUT 10: Michael Vick

Get your QB contains and spies ready because the "Human Cheat Code", Michael Vick, has made his return to Madden Ultimate Team today as the third player released in the MUT 10th Anniversary Promotion. He can be found in packs from now until Monday 9/9 at 10 am ET. Be sure to complete his limited-time solo challenge before it expires Monday morning to earn his Power Up item and MUT 10 Collectible.

Click here for an overview of the MUT 10th Anniversary Promotion.

Will you be scrambling to get Vick?

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Madden 20 Power Rankings: 9/5

With how closely we've been following competitive Madden, we're trying something new. Each week we will be releasing power rankings for the top 25 players.

You'll notice a lot of big names, that easily would make the list of the best Madden players in the world, missing from these rankings. That's intentional. We're basing our rankings purely on performances in sanctioned MCS tournaments, Friday Night Football, and other relevant competitive Madden events. Here's the list:

1. SeriousMoe
2. Henry
3. Kiv
4. Joke
5. Cleff
6. BeastmodeMac
7. Joe Rice
8. Millz
9. Gos
10. Rage
11. Fancy
12. Pavan …

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Heavyweights: Tyron Smith and Calais Campbell

The Heavyweights Program received an update this morning with the addition of a veteran pass rusher and one of the best LT's in the game today. You can view the new player items and their ratings below:

Heavyweights can be acquired from the Auction House or by purchasing a Heavyweights Pack in the store for 1,780 Training that will give you 1 random Heavyweight player item. For a full list of Heavyweight player items, click here.

What are your thoughts on these new player items?

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Superstar KO Mode

EA released a new game mode today called Superstar KO Mode! This new mode combines Superstar X-Factors, custom rules, and unique teams playing in a new stadium to create a brand-new playing experience.

Overview

Superstar KO Mode can be played in 1v1, 2v2, or 3v3. Each matchmaking queue is unique and will only match you against an opponent with the same number of players. Next up is team selection. The full list of teams can be found below. Each team has it's own unique strengths, weaknesses, playbooks, uniforms, coaches, and history. After you have selected your team, it's time to …

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Madden 20 Title Update- September

There is a 2+ GB Title Update with quite a few gameplay fixes and improvements. Here are the full patch notes from EA:

Key Highlights:

  • Superstar KO Mode has been added as an exciting new way to play Madden NFL 20: Squad up and take down the competition in Madden’s fastest co-op eliminator mode featuring quick games, a unique stadium and commentary, dynamic rules, and icons of the football culture.
  • New Pat Tillman Superstar X-Factor Ability
    • Selfless: When players with this ability enter the zone, they will receive no benefits but will instead put all of their on-field teammates …
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Flashbacks: Jarvis Landry and Malcolm Jenkins

We're taking a trip back to 2015 today with Jarvis Landry and then back to 2010 with Malcolm Jenkins. Both of these new player items were added to the MUT 20 Flashbacks Program this morning. Check out the new content below:

Flashbacks can be acquired from the Auction House or by purchasing a Flashbacks Pack in the store for 1,780 Training that will give you 1 random Flashback player item. For a full list of Flashbacks currently available, click here.

Will you be picking up either of these new items for your Ultimate Team?

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Legends: Alan Page and Kevin Mawae

Alan Page and Kevin Mawae made their return to Ultimate Team this year with EA's latest MUT 20 Legends update. Here is a full list of the new content released this morning:

Alan Page

Kevin Mawae

The Power Up version of each player can be earned by completing their solo challenge. Each player's Boss version can be acquired by finishing their set that requires the 5 corresponding non-Boss …

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How to Watch the Madden Classic

The Madden Classic kicks off tonight as the first Madden Championship Series Main Event. If you’re unfamiliar, the Madden Classic features the competitors using the real NFL rosters in the game. All weekend long, you’ll be able to watch them compete for the grand prize of $35,000.

When
August 30th - 5PM ET
August 31st - 5PM ET
September 1st - 1PM ET

Where
Twitch
Youtube


TWITCH DROPS?
Yes, there will be Twitch drops. The longer you watch, the more Twitch drops you’ll get. It’s recommended that you have the stream open in a separate window to get …

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MUT 10: Patrick Willis

To celebrate week number two of the MUT 10th Anniversary promotion, EA has released one of the community's all-time favorite linebackers, Patrick Willis! He's making his return to Ultimate Team in a big way this year and is available in packs now until Monday at 10 am ET. Be sure to complete his limited-time solo challenge before it expires to earn his Power Up item and MUT 10 Collectible.

For an overview of the MUT 10th Anniversary promotion, click here. For those of you who user the MLB, will you be picking up Willis to lurk …

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MUT 20 Team of the Week: Preseason and New Veterans

Making it's debut this year is one of the longest running programs in Ultimate Team: Team of the Week! EA released the first TOTW players this morning, featuring Heroes Dalvin Cook and Bradley Chubb . All of this week's TOTW players can be found below:

Offense

Defense

Sets

  • Hero Cook- Add all 12 non-hero TOTW items.
  • Hero Chubb- Add all 12 non-hero TOTW items.
  • 79-82 OVR Exchange- Trade in (5x) 75-78 …
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Signature Series: Cameron Jordan and Philip Rivers

The Signature Series program is back today with 2 all-new player items available in packs for a limited amount of time (48 hours). Check out the new items below:

If you're looking to pack Jordan or Rivers, you have until Saturday 8/31 at 10 am ET. Best of luck to everyone opening packs! Will you be going after either of these new items?

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Heavyweights: Justin Houston and Marshal Yanda

The MUT 20 Heavyweights program is back this week with 2 new player items to help your team win the battle in the trenches. Check out the new players and their full ratings below:

Heavyweights can be acquired from the Auction House or by purchasing a Heavyweights Pack in the store for 1,780 Training that will give you 1 random Heavyweight player item. For a full list of Heavyweights currently available, click here.

Will either of these new players help bolster your line?

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House Rules: Play Stock

In this week's installment of House Rules we're playing with nothing but stock plays. This means no audibles, hot routes, or defensive pre-play adjustments. Make sure you choose your plays wisely! Games are 3-minute quarters and played in full. As always, the more games you win lead to better rewards. Here is a breakdown of the reward tiers this week:

  • 1 Win: 500 Coins
  • 10 Wins: Random NAT 87+ OVR Theme Diamond
  • 20 Wins: 1,500 Coins, 20 Trophies
  • 30 Wins: 4,000 Coins, 20 Trophies
  • 45 Wins: 30,000 Coins, 100 Trophies
  • 60 Wins: 50,000 Coins, 100 Trophies …
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Flashbacks: Joe Haden and DeSean Jackson

The MUT 20 Flashbacks Program received 2 new players with today's update. You can see the new players and their full ratings below:

Flashbacks can be acquired from the Auction House or by purchasing a Flashbacks Pack in the store for 1,780 Training that will give you 1 random Flashback player item. For a full list of Flashbacks currently available, click here.

Will either of these players be finding their way into your lineup?

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The Road to the Classic Days 3 and 4

Last weekend in the Road to the Classic presented by Starbucks® Nitro Cold Brew, Cleff, Blocky, Gos, and VYElectrify punched their tickets to the Madden Classic in Arlington, TX with a guaranteed top eight seed. Today, we're sending four more players with them. Here's what you need to know to catch the action this weekend:

Day 3
Platform: PlayStation 4
Kickoff: 4 PM ET on Saturday 8/24

Day 4
Platform: Xbox One
Kickoff: 4 PM ET on Sunday 8/25

Both broadcasts will be live on Muthead's Twitch channel: twitch.tv/mutheadtv

Each day will feature the final rounds …

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MUT 10: Bo Jackson

Did you know Madden Ultimate Team is celebrating it's 10th anniversary this year? Well, Bo knows! That's why he's back this season and available in packs from now until Monday at 10 am ET. Be sure to complete his weekly challenge before it expires if you are planning on completing the full set to receive your choice of a MUT 10 NAT player item.

For an overview of the MUT 10th Anniversary promotion, click here. Best of luck to everyone opening packs! Will you be taking a go at Bo?

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MUT 10th Anniversary

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Madden Ultimate Team! EA Sports is celebrating this milestone over the next 10 weeks by releasing 1 new player item in packs each week for a limited amount of time. According to Jake Stein on Good Morning Madden, these will be players that many consider to be transcendent at their position. Based off that info and Kraelo's vow of silence to avoid spoilers, we're excited to see who's coming our way!

Weekly Challenges and Set

In addition to a new limited-time player, there will also be 1 new challenge released each week. Completing …

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Veterans: Pierre Garcon and Tramon Williams

The Veterans program received an update this morning with EA adding 2 all-new player items to the mix:

If you are looking to add either of these players to your team, they can be found on the Auction House or by purchasing a Veterans Pack for 930 Training in the store. Each Veterans Pack contains 1 random Veteran player item. For a full list of Veteran items currently in circulation, click here.

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Signature Series: Desmond Trufant and Davante Adams

EA Sports is back with another round of MUT 20 Signature Series this week with 2 new, limited-time player items:

Both of these player items can be found in packs for a limited amount of time (48 hrs). If you're looking for Trufant or Adams, they will only be in packs until Saturday 8/24 at 10 am ET.

Best of luck to everyone ripping packs over the next few days!

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Heavyweights: Rodney Hudson and Cameron Heyward

EA Sports has released another round of MUT 20 Heavyweights with 2 new player items:

Heavyweights can be acquired from the Auction House or by purchasing a Heavyweights Pack in the store for 1,780 Training that will give you 1 random Heavyweight player item.

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House Rules: Loss of Down

House Rules is back this week with a new, limited time (48 hrs) event. In this week's version, we're playing full 3-min quarter games with 1 less down and 10 extra yards to go on offense before a first down. This means 3rd down should now be treated the same as 4th down in this mode. There is one more key difference to keep in mind here: Defensive TD's are worth 15 points! The more games you win, the better rewards you will receive. Rewards this week are the following:

  • 1 Win: 1,000 Coins
  • 3 Wins: 20 Trophies
  • 6 …
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Flashbacks: Derrick Henry and Gerald McCoy

EA Sports has released another round of MUT 20 Flashbacks with a pair of new player items:

Flashbacks can be acquired from the Auction House or by purchasing a Flashbacks Pack in the store for 1,780 Training that will give you 1 random Flashback player item.

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The Road to the Classic Days 1 and 2

Today is day 1 of our Road to the Classic broadcasts presented by Starbucks® Nitro Cold Brew! Earlier this week, we already played our 128-player fields on both Xbox One and PlayStation 4 down to the final 32. ZAN and Boogz are here at the FANDOM studio in Huntsville, AL to call the action. Here's how you can tune in:

Day 1
Platform: PlayStation 4
Kickoff: 4 PM ET on Saturday 8/17

Day 2
Platform: Xbox One
Kickoff: 4 PM ET on Sunday 8/18

You can catch all of the action on Muthead's Twitch channel: twitch.tv/mutheadtv …

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Legends: Steve Young, Willie Brown, and LTD Willie Lanier

EA has released another round of MUT 20 Legends today. Here is a list of all the new content:

Steve Young

Willie Brown

Willie Lanier

The limited time Willie Lanier is only in packs this weekend and because he is the limited time player this week, he has a quicksell value of 250,000 coins so his market value will never drop below …

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Theme Diamonds Program Overview

Theme Diamonds are officially here! Every team is represented in today's content release, but here are a few of our favorites:

To see the full list of Theme Diamonds, head over to our database.

Theme Diamond Master

In addition to the 32 Theme Diamond player items, each representing a single team, there is also a Theme Diamonds Master Kurt Warner. You can unlock him by completing all 32 Theme Diamonds sets (outlined below). It won't be easy -- or cheap.

Theme Diamond Sets

Each of the 32 Theme Diamonds have …

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Signature Series: Christian McCaffrey and Eddie Jackson

The Signature Series program made its return to Madden Ultimate Team today with a pair of new player items:

If you're new to MUT 20, the Signature Series program features limited time player items that are only in packs for 48 hours. If you're looking to add McCaffrey or Jackson to your starting lineup, they will only be available in packs until Saturday 8/17 at 10 AM ET.

Good luck to those of you opening packs today!

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Pavan is the FNF Summer Series Champion!

For a total of five weeks over the summer, dozens of the best Madden players in the world faced-off in Friday Night Football to qualify for the first live event of Madden 20. At the end of those five weeks, Crush, Pavan, Prodigy, Cleff, Oreo, and DaKingg came out on top. These six competitors joined us in Dallas, TX last Friday at the GameStop Performance Center, the home of Complexity Gaming, to compete for the $10,000 prize pool.

Before the tournament action started, we opened our broadcast with a celebration of Madden NFL 20 and the modes we love …

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House Rules: Back to School

House Rules is back in a big way! If you're new to Madden Ultimate Team, House Rules is an event in which players compete under different rules than a standard NFL game. The more you win, the better rewards you receive.

In this week's edition of House Rules, we're playing by college overtime rules. Score, get a stop, and you win. If you need a refresher on how college overtime works, check out this article by SBNation.

The goal of House Rules is to just keep winning. The most games you can win over the next 6 days, the better …

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$10,000 Friday Night Football Summer Series Championship

Over the summer, dozens of the world's best Madden players competed each week in the Friday Night Football Summer Series in order to qualify for Muthead's first-ever live event. Crush, Pavan, Prodigy, Cleff, Oreo, and DaKingg came out on top and are here with us at the GameStop Performance Center in Dallas, TX to compete for the $10,000 prize pool.

Here's everything you need to know to tune in:

When: 8/9 at 4 PM ET
Where: twitch.tv/mutheadtv and YouTube, Facebook, and Mixer

In addition to the $10,000 tournament, we will be opening up the broadcast …

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Heavyweights: Bosa, Johnson, Clark, Staley

The Heavyweights program made its MUT 20 debut this morning with eight new player items. Here is the list:

Heavyweights usually represent many of the best trench warriors Madden Ultimate Team has to offer. You can obtain them through the Heavyweights pack in the store for 1,780 Training. You'll receive one random Heavyweights player item.

Is Joey Bosa a must-add to your defensive line?

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Flashbacks: Luck, Suggs, McCourty, Brooks

If you're new to Madden Ultimate Team, the Flashbacks program is a MUT staple. It is one of the longest running programs and highlights a player at a specific point in his career. Here is the first batch of MUT 20 Flashbacks:

The way you obtain Flashbacks players is a bit different this year. In the store, you can purchase a Flashbacks Pack for 1,780 Training. This pack contains a random Flashbacks player item.

Which of the new Flashbacks players would make …

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Road to the Classic presented by Starbucks® Nitro Cold Brew

We are excited to announce our partnership with EA and Starbucks to host the Road to the Classic presented by Starbucks® Nitro Cold Brew! Over the next few weeks, Muthead will be hosting a series of four 128-player tournaments (two on Xbox One and two on PlayStation 4).

The winner of each tournament will take home $1,000 cash and a custom Starbucks branded controller. Additionally, both the winner and runner-up of each tournament will receive a trip to the Madden Classic, also presented by Starbucks® Nitro Cold Brew, in Arlington, TX on August 30th - September 1st. The trip to …

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Legends: Jerry Rice and Reggie White

EA Sports released the first regular content update to the MUT 20 Legends program today with Jerry Rice and Reggie White. Check out the full ratings on all of the new content:

Jerry Rice

Reggie White

Sets

If you're new to the Legends program or need a refresher, you can unlock the 90 OVR Legends Boss for either player by completing his Legends set …

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How to Unlock Twitch Prime Jim Brown

Twitch Prime Legends are back! If you’re unfamiliar Twitch Prime, it requires you to have Amazon Prime where you can claim free in-game content and even free games. For MUT, Twitch Prime will allow you to claim an 85 OVR Legend.

Twitch Prime Legend

I have Amazon Prime!
Connect your EA Account to your Twitch Account. Then connect your Amazon Account to your Twitch Account. Now you’ll be able to claim your Twitch Prime Loot.

Make sure the correct Gamertag or PSN ID is linked to your EA Account

  1. Login to your EA Account …
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MUT Superstars Program Overview

MUT Superstars comes to MUT… in the middle of the night. MUT Superstars brings upgraded players to highlight the Superstar and X-Factor abilities that are brand new in Madden 20. The biggest positive, to me, is that these MUT Superstars are going to allow us to test a lot of the abilities without spending an absurd amount of Training. Take a deep breath and let’s dive in.

Refresher: X-Factor abilities require you to complete in-game objectives to get your player “in the zone.” Superstar abilities are passive abilities, meaning they are always active in-game.

Who are the MUT Superstars …

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Choose the Best MUT 20 Team Captain

MUT Captains make a return in MUT this year. If you’re new to MUT, or the MUT Captains program sounds completely new to you, you’re going to want to read this. You’ll be able to select a player out of four choices and then upgrade him to help improve your MUT team. Let us do a quick rundown of everything about MUT Captains.

“What’s a rundown?” - Jim


How do I get my MUT Captain?
At MUT Level 11 you will unlock a pack where you can select one 80 OVR MUT Captain. MUT Captains are non-auctionable …

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Everything You Need to Know About Theme Builders

Firm handshakes everyone because MUT Season is officially here. I hope everyone is ready for totally normal sleep schedules, where we definitely do not stay up too late, as we all start building our MUT teams. Speaking of building our MUT Teams, let’s take a look at one of the MUT 20 launch programs: Theme Builders. With Theme Builders, you’ll be getting tokens as you level up to unlock Theme Builder Challenges, and then after completing the Challenges, you’ll be rewarded with a Theme King.


Refresher: Challenges are essentially solos. The difference is you can now complete …

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MUT 20 Tips for Starting Your Ultimate Team

Happy MUT Season everyone! I wanted to share with you guys some tips to start the MUT year off on the right foot or left foot. I know there are some lefties out there. Here you’ll find several key tips as you begin your MUT experience for Madden 20.


Skills Trainer Packs
- A good way to brush up on your Madden game, or learn some new things, is through the Skills Trainer. You can find it under Exhibition on the main menu of the game.
- Get up to 12 MUT packs and all of the items in the pack …

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Friday Night Football #25 is on Madden 20 with EA Access

Our Madden 20 esports program officially kicks off tonight with Friday Night Football #25 sponsored by Grubhub. White the official launch date of the new game isn't until August 2nd, thanks to EA Access, we'll be playing tonight's tournament on Madden NFL 20. 32 of the best Madden players will be competing in a single-elimination tournament for a $1,000 winner-take-all prize. Here's how to watch:

With an EA Access subscription, you can play Madden 20 for a total of 10 hours before the …

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Madden 20 Base Roster Ratings Released

This morning, EA released their Play-Now/CFM roster ratings for Madden 20. The roster set is highlighted by four 99 OVR players in Aaron Donald, DeAndre Hopkins, Khalil Mack, and Bobby Wagner.

Here are your Top 10 players by overall rating in Madden 20:

  • Aaron Donald (LAR) | 99 OVR
  • DeAndre Hopkins (HOU) | 99 OVR
  • Khalil Mack (CHI) | 99 OVR
  • Bobby Wagner (SEA) | 99 OVR
  • Antonio Brown (OAK) | 98 OVR
  • Julio Jones (ATL) | 98 OVR
  • Luke Kuechly (CAR) | 98 OVR
  • David Bakhtiari (GB) | 97 OVR
  • Todd Gurley II (LAR) | 97 OVR
  • Patrick Mahomes (KC) | 97 OVR

Base Madden Ultimate Team rosters …