Madden 18 TE Ratings - Best Tight Ends

Madden 18 TE Ratings - Best Tight Ends

Here's your complete guide to the Madden 18 player ratings, including the best players at every position on the field.

In this Madden 18 Best TE Player Ratings guide, we'll be running down the complete Madden 18 TE ratings, ranking each individual player at the position from best to worst, in order to highlight who you should be on the lookout for.

If you need a complete list of other player ratings by position in this iteration of Madden, head over to our Madden 18 player ratings guide hub, featuring a complete breakdown of the top players at every position across the field.

The tight end can be something of an underutilised position in Madden, but if used correctly, a tight end can be the key to victory. Tight ends can line up virtually anywhere in a formation, either blocking on a running play, or catching the ball out of the backfield. The position therefore requires dexterity, in order to successfully block and catch for the offense.

Madden 18 Best TE Ratings Guide

In the guide just below, we'll be listing the best Madden 18 tight ends by overall ranking, starting from the best and descending from there. Below each player, you'll find a list of stats released for each player so far by EA, which we'll be updating whenever we know more.

  • Rob Gronkowski - 98 OVR
  • As you can probably tell from his rating, Gronk is the undisputed best tight end in the NFL right now, and it's been this way for a number of years. He's practically an unstoppable force when catching the ball downfield, especially since it's from one of the best QBs in the league in Tom Brady.

    • 93 AWR
    • 83 SPD
    • 88 ACC
    • 85 AGI
    • 85 STR
  • Travis Kelce - 94 OVR
  • Emerging as a solid versatile threat for the Chiefs over the past few seasons, Kelce has been the go to weapon for Alex Smith, able to open up the defense for some nice yardage gains through his superior size and hands.

    • 93 AWR
    • 85 SPD
    • 88 ACC
    • 87 AGI
    • 79 STR
  • Delanie Walker - 93 OVR
  • After leaving San Francisco a few years ago, Walker has flourished under the passing game of Marcus Mariota, able to use his hefty frame to challenge for contested balls and frequently come out on top.

    • 94 AWR
    • 85 SPD
    • 84 ACC
    • 84 AGI
    • 78 STR
  • Jimmy Graham - 93 OVR
  • One of the best weapons for the passing game of Drew Brees, Graham was suddenly traded to the Seattle Seahawks where, although he's arguably struggled to find a role in the offense, there's no denying he's still one of the best tight ends in the league.

    • 90 AWR
    • 85 SPD
    • 90 ACC
    • 87 AGI
    • 74 STR
    As always, catching ability is key in Madden 18.
  • Greg Olsen - 92 OVR
    • 98 AWR
    • 85 SPD
    • 87 ACC
    • 83 AGI
    • 67 STR
  • Jordan Reed - 91 OVR
    • 96 AWR
    • 86 SPD
    • 88 ACC
    • 87 AGI
    • 64 STR
  • Tyler Eifert - 91 OVR
    • 88 AWR
    • 84 SPD
    • 87 ACC
    • 85 AGI
    • 71 STR
  • Jason Witten - 90 OVR
    • 96 AWR
    • 77 SPD
    • 81 ACC
    • 78 AGI
    • 79 STR
  • Martellus Bennett - 89 OVR
    • 86 AWR
    • 79 SPD
    • 89 ACC
    • 82 AGI
    • 79 STR
    You'll have to fight for every airborne ball in Madden 18.
  • Antonio Gates - 87 OVR
    • 90 AWR
    • 77 SPD
    • 83 ACC
    • 80 AGI
    • 63 STR
  • Charles Clay - 86 OVR
    • 77 AWR
    • 83 SPD
    • 90 ACC
    • 81 AGI
    • 74 STR
  • Zach Miller - 86 OVR
    • 82 AWR
    • 85 SPD
    • 89 ACC
    • 81 AGI
    • 71 STR
  • Jared Cook - 85 OVR
    • 83 AWR
    • 86 SPD
    • 91 ACC
    • 84 AGI
    • 67 STR
  • Kyle Rudolph - 85 OVR
    • 89 AWR
    • 77 SPD
    • 85 ACC
    • 81 AGI
    • 75 STR
  • Zach Ertz - 85 OVR
    • 88 AWR
    • 80 SPD
    • 87 ACC
    • 82 AGI
    • 73 STR
  • Anthony Fasano - 83 OVR
    • 83 AWR
    • 76 SPD
    • 79 ACC
    • 71 AGI
    • 76 STR
  • Brent Celek - 82 OVR
    • 84 AWR
    • 75 SPD
    • 84 ACC
    • 74 AGI
    • 72 STR

As usual in each iteration in Madden, the amount of tight ends that are worthwhile are a fairly slim bunch, as there's a huge drop off in ability from the likes of Rob Gronkowski and Travis Kelce, down to Jordan Reed and Jason Witten.

Nonetheless, these are all the best Madden 18 TEs, ranked from best to worst based on their overall skill level. For more information on the game, including a release date, platforms, and the brand new Longshot story mode, be sure to check out our Madden 18 everything we know roundup.

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