Madden 19 HB Ratings - Best Running Backs in Madden 19

Madden 19 HB Ratings - Best Running Backs in Madden 19

The running back can be a tough position, but these are the best of the bunch in Madden 19.

Your Madden 19 running backs are arguably going to be the most important position on your offense, considering how EA has typically given the running game more of an edge in recent years. In this Madden 19 HB ratings guide, we'll be detailing all the very best Madden 19 running backs, so you know which players you can always rely upon no matter what at the position.

But if you instead need help with any additional areas of the latest iteration of Madden, you’ll want to check out our full Madden 19 guides hub. It’s here that you’ll find our complete beginner’s guide for the game, full of all the tips and tricks you need to understand all the changes that EA has made to the game this year.

Madden 19 Best HB Ratings Guide

Just below, you’ll find a complete top 10 list of the best runnings backs in Madden 19. We’ll also be detailing their most fundamental stat ratings, such as speed, strength, and their catching ability outside of the pocket.

Madden 19 Best Running Backs

  • 1: Le’Veon Bell (96 OVR) - Bell is your typical power running back in Madden 19, featuring a speed rating of 90, an agility rating of 95, plus a break tackle rating of 92, and a trucking stat of 90.
  • 2: Todd Gurley (94 OVR) - A young but tough running back, Gurley has a speed rating of 92, a break tackle rating of 93, an agility rating of 94, and an acceleration stat of 92.
  • 3: Ezekiel Elliott (92 OVR) - Elliot is a strong and reliable back, possessing a strength rating of 81, an agility rating of 95, and a break tackle stat of 94.
  • 4: Devonta Freeman (91 OVR) - Another of the speedier running backs with a speed stat of 92 and an agility of 95, Freeman doesn’t sacrifice other stats for this speed, also having an elusiveness of 91 and a trucking of 86.
  • 5: Alvin Kamara (90 OVR) - One of the younger HBs in Madden 19, Kamara has agility and acceleration ratings of 93, while also having an elusiveness value of 92.
  • 6: Christian McCaffrey (90) - Featuring 91 speed and 73 strength, McCaffrey is definitely one of the more powerful backs on this list.
  • 7: Melvin Gordon (89 OVR) - Another reliable back in Madden 19, Gordon has speed and agility stats of 92, plus a break tackle rating of 88 and an elusiveness stat of 86.
  • 8: David Johnson (89 OVR) - Boasting a supreme speed rating of 92 along with a break tackle rating of 96, Johnson might be just about the hardest running back to bring down in the game.
  • 9: Kareem Hunt (88 OVR) - Hunt is one of the more reliable all-round backs in Madden 19, having a speed and agility rating of 90, an acceleration rating of 92, and a break tackle rating of 88.
  • 10: LeSean McCoy (88 OVR) - Traditionally known as one of the more elusive backs in Madden, McCoy has a supreme agility rating of 96, along with a speed stat of 90, and an elusiveness rating of 87.

Keep in mind that once the 2018/19 NFL season kicks off in September, all the ratings above are prone to changing, each and every week. We’ll keep this guide completely up to date, to reflect any changes made by EA in the future.

Although we’re now done with this Madden guide on the best runnings backs in the game, you can always head over to our best Madden 19 Quarterbacks guide, for a complete list of the top ten passers in the game.

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