Rejoice, football fans, as we have reached another mile marker on the odious trek through the offseason. EA Sports released Madden 19 player ratings Tuesday.
Denzel Ward of the Cleveland Browns leads Ohio State rookies with an 80 overall ranking.
Billy Price, a first-round selection of the Cincinnati Bengals, and Tyquan Lewis of the Indianapolis Colts came in second with a 75 overall.
Former Notre Dame lacrosse commit Sam Hubbard of the Cincinnati Bengals debuted at 73.
Former Florida football commit Jerome Baker of the Miami Dolphins and Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Jalyn Holmes started with 70:
Former Slob Jamarco Jones, now of the Seattle Seahawks, rated as a 66:
New Orleans Saints undrafted free agent quarterback J.T. Barrett registered a 65:
Other Buckeye notables ranging from the highest-rated former Buckeye, Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins, at 94 to Houston Texans third-year receiver Braxton Miller:
Madden 19 drops Aug. 10.