Colin Kaepernick hasn’t taken a snap within the NFL since January 1, 2017 when the 49ers misplaced to the Seahawks 25-23 to wrap up the 2016 season. That hasn’t stopped the Madden online game franchise from together with the man in its recreation, together with the ’22 model the place the 33-year-old has a better score than Justin Herbert, the 2020 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Yr, Kirk Cousins and Trevor Lawrence.
Why is Kaepernick nonetheless included within the online game? EA Sports activities thinks it’s a strategy to make cash. “Understanding that our EA Sports activities experiences are platforms for gamers to create, we wish to make Madden NFL a spot that displays Colin’s place and expertise, charges him as a beginning QB, and empowers our followers to specific their hopes for the way forward for soccer,” the online game maker mentioned in a September 2020 assertion.
The massive information this yr is that Madden has Kaepernick rated greater than simply three QBs in comparison with 2020 when the scores staff had him rated forward of 14 quarterbacks. When informed his score was an 80 throughout coaching camp, Herbert responded, “Candy. I grew up taking part in Madden. Simply to be within the recreation is fairly cool.”
As for Cousins, his NFL QBR score was 105, which was greater than Tom Brady, Lamar Jackson, Justin Herbert, Baker Mayfield, Matthew Stafford, Kyler Murray & Ben Roethlisberger.
Madden 21 took its woke to a complete new degree with these scores:
After which Madden 21 made Kaepernick’s signature landing celebration a raised ‘Black Energy’ fist: