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6 hours ago, scar988 said:
7 hours ago, THE DUKE said:

Ideal first three rounds would be Montell Hearst, Nate Clinton, Brandon Lucas, although I doubt Lucas slides to the third.  I don't think I would risk losing Clinton though.

Yup. And even doubling up on S with Juan Phillps later on for depth would be smart.

It's awesome to see people following talking about the team lol. Happy to have good engagement

Some new things coming for 2025:

  • adding in updated playercards for SuperStars and X Factors at the start of every year. 
  • adding in yearly stats in for passing, rushing, receiving, sacks and int's backdating to year 1 2021 (Falcons only)
  • annual update on top 5 players in the NFL at each position (except FB, K, P) with draft position, team and development
  • Updates on Salary Cap - this I am not sure how I am going to do yet. I try to keep the number inputting at a tolerable level, and putting in all 53 players is just something I am not going to do. I will think of ways to present this
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1 hour ago, JBURGE said:

It's awesome to see people following talking about the team lol. Happy to have good engagement

I loved doing these back in the day.  There were a few Madden '05 franchises I got through all 30 years it allowed.

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2025 NFL Draft

FALCONS PICKS 2025
1.21 -
2.21 -
3.06 via Saints
4.10 via Vikings
4.21 -
4.27 via Packers
5.21 -
5.24 via Jets
6.21 -
7.21  

This should be a fairly quick draft, I think. I might make less than 7 picks and push some more back to next year and hopefully have some more mid round targets next year. 

I am going to sim the first few picks and then go to 21.

The Texans pick 1st (I have their 1st next year). They took QB Earl Jackson... They still have Deshaun who is a 97 OVR....
Panthers take a MLB 2nd who looked really good, but not a need and early 1st so not on my board
Eagles take a WR after signing Ridley and Hopkins back to back years. Just Madden things.

Let's sim to 21.

2025 DRAFT BOARD
PROJ TALENT   NAME AGE HT WT SCHOOL ARCHTYPE COMBINE GRADE PRIORITY?
1L 1M WR MONTELL WHEELER 21 6.04 218 FLORIDA PHYSICAL 7.7
1L 1L DT JOSHUA PHILLIPS 21 6.04 300 OKLAHOMA ST RUN STOP 6.6
2M 1M DT MORGAN YANCEY 22 6.03 285 MICHIGAN ST SPD RUSHER 6.7
2M 2E CB MICHAEL MCMILLON 23 5.09 193 OKLAHOMA MAN 6.4  
2M 2M MLB ALEX PRITCHETT 22 6.02 225 OLE MISS FIELD GEN 7.2  

This is an absolutely massive board. Wheeler is there, and honestly I expected him not to be. So is Phillips. Phillips ran a 4.87 40 (1st), 34.5" vert (1st), 10.5 baord (3rd), 7.52 3 cone (3rd), 5.00 shuttle (5th), and put up 35 reps (3rd).

But I ain't taking him.

FALCONS PICK 2025 1.21
WR
MONTELL WHEELER
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6.04 218 21 AGE
PHY 74 DEEP 73 RR 73
74 OVR

4.46 40, 41.2" vert (1st), 10'10 broad (1st), 6.81 3 cone (9th), 4.05 shuttle (3rd), 23 reps (1st). All at 6'4 218. 

I am very happy with this pick. He is only normal, but I expect him to be a star by the time his rookie year is done, and he could be a superstar within 3 years. Sucks he doesn't start out there, but I really needed a big body WR who is capable of being that bonafide #1. And to get him at 21 in this Madden (or last) is great. I will probably change his number to 17. 

Let's go to my pick in the 2nd. 

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This board didn't fall well, but it makes my decision really easy.

2025 DRAFT BOARD
PROJ TALENT   NAME AGE HT WT SCHOOL ARCHTYPE COMBINE GRADE PRIORITY?
2L 2E WR JEREMIAH KEYS 22 6.05 222 CLEMSON PHYSICAL 6.8
3L 1E FS NATE CLINTON 21 6.02 203 FLORIDA RUN SUPPORT 7.3
4M 1L WR THOMAS MEEKINS 23 5.09 183 NEW MEXICO ST DEEP THREAT 6.4  
4L 1M WR CARL BEDELL 22 6.00 198 CLEMSON SLOT 6.7

Keys was on there in case I didn't get one of te 1st rounders, so he can really be removed here. I think Dell is much better value in the 3rd. Keys is also a meh athlete, just stiff as a board. Think DK Metcalf running a 4.6. 

No suspense here, there is really only one option for me. 

FALCONS PICK 2025 2.21
S
NATE CLINTON
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6.02 203 21 AGE
RUN 73 ZONE 72 HYBR 71
74 OVR

Darn, was really hoping one of these two guys was going to be hidden. Early 1st talent being a 74 is kinda ***. I was expecting like 76. It is what it is. He is a good overall athlete and a scheme fit so hopefully he progresses quickly, but probably not a focus train candidate at normal if I am already gong to focus train Wheeler. 

Next pick at 3.6

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2025 DRAFT BOARD
PROJ TALENT   NAME AGE HT WT SCHOOL ARCHTYPE COMBINE GRADE PRIORITY?
4M 1L WR THOMAS MEEKINS 23 5.09 183 NEW MEXICO ST DEEP THREAT 6.4  
4L 1M WR CARL BEDELL 22 6.00 198 CLEMSON SLOT 6.7
5L 1M DT TRAMON WINSTON 24 6.06 303 OKLAHOMA RUN STOP 5.7  

Not a lot here, but give me the mid 1st talent. Double dipping at WR is not ideal with other needs, but this isn't a good need based draft, so I will go BPA.

FALCONS PICK 2025 3.6
WR
CARL BEDELL
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6.00 198 22 AGE
SLOT 73 DEEP 71 RR 67
73 OVR

Man, the good news is if you put the 2024 and 2025 classes together you get two really good draft classes 😂

This is fine. Just depth anyway and will replace some guys who leave in a year or two, or will allow me to trade someone who is a little older. 

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FALCONS PICK 2025 4.10
DT
TRAMON WINSTON
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6.06 303 24 AGE
RUN 73 PWR 66 SPD 64
73 OVR

 

FALCONS PICK 2025 4.21
S
JUAN PHILLIPS
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6.01 223 22 AGE
HYBR 67 ZONE 64 RUN 63
67 OVR

 

FALCONS PICK 2025 4.27
CB
ISAIAH EDWARDS
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6.01 186 21 AGE
ZONE 68 SLOT 66 MAN 64
68 OVR

 

TRADE
FALCONS RECEIVE SEAHAWKS RECEIVE
- 2026 4th - - - 5.21 - -

 

FALCONS PICK 2025 5.27
OL
DREW SILAS
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6.05 318 22
PWR 67 PPRO 62 AGILE 60
67 OVR

 

FALCONS PICK 2025 6.27
K
GEOFF WHITE
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5.09 182 22
PWR 70 ACC 66 -
70 OVR

 

TRADE
FALCONS RECEIVE VIKINGS RECEIVE
- 2026 6th - - - 7.21 - -

Man, this class straight up sucked lmao 

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FALCONS 2025 DRAFT CLASS
PICK POS NAME AGE HT WT SCHOOL ARCHTYPE OVR DEV
1.21 WR MONTELL WHEELER 21 6.04 218 FLORIDA PHYSICAL 74 N
2.21 S NATE CLINTON 21 6.02 203 FLORIDA RUN SUPPORT 74 N
3.06 WR CARL BEDELL 22 6.00 198 CLEMSON SLOT 73 N
4.10 DT TRAMON WINSTON 24 6.06 303 OKLAHOMA RUN STOP 73 N
4.21 S JUAN PHILLIPS 22 6.01 223 TEXAS HYBRID 67 N
4.27 CB ISAIAH EDWARDS 21 6.01 186 CLEMSON ZONE 68 N
5.24 OL DREW SILAS 22 6.05 318 WAKE FOREST POWER 67 N
6.27 K GEOFF WHITE 22 5.09 182 STANFORD POWER 70 N

So this is what happens when you only have 1 shot in each of the first two rounds and you get no hiddens out of either. Thankfully next year I have 4 picks in the first 2 rounds. 

2025 DRAFT - BEST PLAYERS
RANK PICK TEAM POS NAME OVR DEV COMMENTARY
1 1.07 SEAHAWKS RE TY ROBINSON 76 S  
2 2.32 PATRIOTS HB XAVIER RUCKER 76 S  
3 1.13 CARDINALS WR RANDY HEARST 76 S  
4 1.06 SAINTS MLB RAMON GARCIA 75 N LSU @hick
5 1.10 VIKINGS TE CODY HOWARD 75 N  
6 1.01 TEXANS QB EARL JACKSON 74 SSXF do they trade watson?
7 1.03 EAGLES WR LADARIUS TURNER 74 N  
8 1.05 DOLPHINS CB DIONDRE JONES 74 N  
9 1.09 BRONCOS WR DANNY MACKLIN 74 N  
10 2.21 FALCONS FS NATE CLINTON 74 N  
11 1.15 CHIEFS RE LADARIUS BARDEN 74 N  
12 1.21 FALCONS WR MONTELL WHEELER 74 N  
13 4.10 FALCONS DT TRAMON WINSTON 73 N  
14 3.06 FALCONS WR CARL BEDELL 73 N  
15 2.13 CARDINALS HB CHRIS MCMICHAEL 73 N  
16 2.01 TEXANS DT MORGAN YANCEY 73 S  
17 1.18 TITANS QB EDDIE DYSON 73 N  
18 1.02 PANTHERS MLB JIM WEBSTER 73 N  
19 1.11 BILLS LE ANTOINE SHARP 73 N  
20 1.19 49ERS OLB CODY WALDRON 72 N  
21 1.20 BEARS OLB KYREE FORBES 72 N  
22 1.14 JAGUARS MLB MELVIN AMOS 72 N  
23 2.08 CHARGERS CB BRANDON LUCAS 72 N  
24 5.03 LIONS DT DARRYL PEARSON 72 N  
25 2.12 RAMS HB CORDELL WALLS 72 N  

Okay I feel less bad. This draft class is TERRIBLE. Last year we had 11 players 75+, this year 5. Only 5 hidden players in the top 25. 

What are the Texans going to do about their QB controversy? This works for me, as it keeps Earl from winning OROY on an NFC team and hopefully my WR can win that.

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2025 Pre-Season

TRADE
FALCONS RECEIVE VIKINGS RECEIVE
- 2026 3rd - - WR BRANDEN JAMES 75 S

After the draft, I have 8 WRs on my roster. I think I till unload another one at the break as well, we'll see. James has 2 years left on his deal and steps in as the 2nd best WR for the Vikings.

TRADE
FALCONS RECEIVE STEELERS RECEIVE
- 2027 4th - - DE BRIAN OSGOOD 73 N

Osgood is on an expiring deal and I have too many players on the DL. I need to add a QB and safety. 

2025 FALCONS UDFA's
POS NAME AGE SCHOOL ARCHTYPE OVR DEV
S WILL MITCHELL 22 ALABAMA HYBRID 63 ?
QB COLIN KAEPERNICK 36 NEVADA SCRAMBLER 65 S

We got him baby! Colin Kaepernick comes in to be my rabbits foor this year. 

There were honestly no good QBs so whatever. 

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NFL TOP 5 QB - 2025
TEAM PLAYER OVR AGE DEV DRAFTED
CHIEFS PATRICK MAHOMES 99 29 SSX  
RAVENS LAMAR JACKSON 98 28 SSX  
TEXANS DESHAUN WATSON 97 29 SSX  
BILLS JOSH ALLEN 96 29 SS  
SAINTS RODD JANSEN 92 25 SS 2022 1.12
NFL TOP 5 HB - 2025
TEAM PLAYER OVR AGE DEV DRAFTED
RAIDERS JOSH JACOBS 99 27 SS  
BROWNS NICK CHUBB 99 29 SSX  
PANTHERS C MCCAFFREY 99 29 SSX  
VIKINGS DALVIN COOK 99 30 SSX  
SAINTS ALVIN KAMARA 99 30 SSX  
NFL TOP 10 WR - 2025
TEAM PLAYER OVR AGE DEV DRAFTED
SEAHAWKS DJ METCALF 99 27 SSX  
FOOTBALL TEAM TERRY MCLAURIN 98 28 SS  
BILLS STEPHON DIGGS 98 31 SSX  
CHIEFS TYREEK HILL 98 31 SSX  
PACKERS DAVANTE ADAMS 97 32 SSX  
BUCS CHRIS GODWIN 96 29 SS  
EAGLES CALVIN RIDLEY 96 30 SSX  
EAGLES DEANDRE HOPKINS 96 33 SSX  
VIKINGS JUSTIN JEFFERSON 95 26 SS  
COWBOYS AMARI COOPER 95 31 SSX  
NFL TOP 5 TE - 2025
TEAM PLAYER OVR AGE DEV DRAFTED
49ERS GEORGE KITTLE 99      
RAIDERS DARREN WALLER 96      
CHIEFS TRAVIS KELCE 94      
RAVENS MARK ANDREWS 91      
LIONS TJ HOCKENSON 89      
NFL TOP 5 OT - 2025
TEAM PLAYER OVR AGE DEV DRAFTED
RAVENS RONNIE STANLEY 96 31 SS  
PACKERS DAVID BAKHTIARI 94 33 SS  
BUCS TRISTAN WIRFS 94 26 S  
SAINTS RYAN RAMCYZK 92 31 SS  
JETS MEKHI BECTON 92 26 SSX  
NFL TOP 5 OG - 2025
TEAM PLAYER OVR AGE DEV DRAFTED
COLTS QUENTON NELSON 99 29 SS  
COWBOYS ZACK MARTIN 95 34 SS  
BUCS ALI MARPET 91 32 SS  
PACKERS ELGTON JENKINS 90 29 S  
BROWNS WYATT TELLER 90 30 S  
NFL TOP 3 C - 2025
TEAM PLAYER OVR AGE DEV DRAFTED
LIONS FRANK RAGNOW 90 29 S  
SAINTS ERIK MCCOY 88 28 S  
COLTS RYAN KELLY 84 32 S  
NFL TOP 5 RE - 2025
TEAM PLAYER OVR AGE DEV DRAFTED
BROWNS MYLES GARRETT 99 29 SSX  
49ERS NICK BOSA 98 27 SSX  
FOOTBALL TEAM CHASE YOUNG 95 26 SSX  
RAMS AARON DONALD 95 34 SSX  
JETS QUINNEN WILLIAMS 92 27 SSX  
NFL TOP 5 DT - 2025
TEAM PLAYER OVR AGE DEV DRAFTED
PACKERS KENNY CLARK 96 29 SSX  
COLTS DEFOREST BUCKNER 95 31 SSX  
CHIEFS CHRIS JONES 95 31 SSX  
JAGUARS DARON PAYNE 93 28 SS  
FOOTBALL TEAM JONATHAN ALLEN 93 30 SS  
NFL TOP 5 MLB - 2025
TEAM PLAYER OVR AGE DEV DRAFTED
BUCS DEVIN WHITE 99 27 SSX  
49ERS FRED WARNER 98 28 SSX  
BEARS ROQUON SMITH 97 28 SS  
BILLS TREMAINE EDMUNDS 92 27 SSX  
RAVENS PATRICK QUEEN 90 26 SS  
NFL TOP 5 OLB - 2025
TEAM PLAYER OVR AGE DEV DRAFTED
STEELERS TJ WATT 98 30 SSX  
JAGUARS MYLES JACK 94 29 SSX  
BRONCOS BRADLEY CHUBB 93 29 SSX  
COLTS DARIUS LEONARD 92 30 SS  
49ERS DRE GREENLAW 90 28 SS  
NFL TOP 5 CB - 2025
TEAM PLAYER OVR AGE DEV DRAFTED
JAGUARS JAIRE ALEXANDER 99 28 SSX  
RAMS JALEN RAMSEY 99 30 SSX  
RAVENS MARLON HUMPHREY 98 29 SSX  
BROWNS DENZEL WARD 97 28 SS  
BILLS TREDAVIOUS WHITE 95 30 SSX  
NFL TOP 5 S - 2025
TEAM PLAYER OVR AGE DEV DRAFTED
BENGALS JESSIE BATES 95 28 SS  
STEELERS MINKAH FITZPATRICK 95 28 SSX  
SEAHAWKS JAMAL ADAMS 95 29 SSX  
CARDINALS BUDDA BAKER 95 29 SS  
CHARGERS DERWIN JAMES 94 29 SS  

This was a lot of work. I hated it. I don't know if I will do this many, maybe change to 3 at each position. Also a waste of time as there is only 1 CPU player in here, the QBN the Saints drafted the year after me. Oliver McGee is 6th. 

I am going to do the playercards and roster but I will do the historical stats later. This was so much data input and I kind of want to watch them play week 1 tonight. 

This can also help me with adjusting XP sliders. I think that HB needs a nerf and C needs a buff. 

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2025 Playercards

Okay so Devin Childs decreased to a Star? He went to a SuperStar in the Superbowl week and then downgraded in the same off-season? lmao

QB OLIVER MCGEE #1
90 OVR
STRONG ARM 26 YEARS OLD
CENTRAL MICHIGAN PICKED 2021 3.4
ABILITIES
QUICKDRAW FASTER PASSING ANIMATIONS UNDER PRESSURE
POCKET DEADEYE PERFECT ACCURACY ON ALL UNPRESSURED THROWS
WHILE SET IN THE POCKET

 

TE JUSTIN SEAWRIGHT #85
82 OVR
POSSESSION 25 YEARS OLD
LOUISVILLE PICKED 2023 4.7
ABILITIES
SLOT-O-MATIC FASTER CUTS AND HAVE BETTER HANDS
WHEN LINED UP IN THE SLOT
? UNLOCKS AT 85

 

DE DUNCAN MAYS #99
88 OVR
RUN STOPPER 25 YEARS OLD
NOTRE DAME PICKED 2021 2.3
ABILITIES
UNDER
PRESSURE
CAN APPLY PRESSURE TO QB FROM A
GREATER DISTANCE
REACH ELITE CAN REACH OUT WHEN ENGAGED
AND TACKLE OR SACK BALLCARRIERS

 

OLB MARQUISE "THE SHERRIFF" SHERWOOD #52
87 OVR
SPEED RUSHER 25 YEARS OLD
NOTRE DAME PICKED 2021 1.9
ABILITIES
REACH ELITE CAN APPLY PRESSURE FROM A GREATER
DISTANCE
EDGE THREAT FASTER, MORE DOMINANT PASS RUSH MOVES
ON THE EDGE

 

FS JAMES RANDALL #36
83 OVR
ZONE 24 YEARS OLD
VIRGINIA PICKED 2022 1.27
ABILITIES
DEEP ZONE KO BETTER COVERAGE IN DEEP ZONES
? UNLOCKS AT 85

 

CB TAYLOR FRIEDMAN #27
88 OVR
MAN TO MAN 24 YEARS OLD
CINCINNATI PICKED 2022 1.2
X FACTOR
UNIVERSAL
COVERAGE
WHEN IN THE ZONE, NEARLY GUARANTEES PBU
ABILITIES
ACROBAT WILL DIVE FOR PBU'S AND INT
ONE STEP AHEAD REACT FASTER TO CUTS WHEN IN MAN

 

CB JEREMIAH COAKLEY #50
84 OVR
RUN STOPPER 24 YEARS OLD
FLORIDA PICKED 2023 1.27
X FACTOR
REINFORCEMENT NEARLY GUARANTEED PASS KNOCKOUTS
WHILE IN THE ZONE
ABILITIES
MID ZONE KO FORCE MORE KNOCKOUTS AND REACT QUICKER
IN MID-FIELD ZONE COVERAGE
? UNLOCKS AT 85
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2025  Season

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FALCONS 2025 TEAM RATINGS
     
OVERALL OFFENSE DEFENSE
83 (+6)
83 (+6)
83 (+4)

Good improvement on both sides of the ball. This could be an elite defense this year. We have 2 pass rushers, a close to elite corner, 2 great linebackers, and every other starter spot is at least okay. 

On offense again another step up. Not elite by any means but hopefully in a couple years after development. The defense really came together first in this one. 

2025 Training

I will be training OL and WR on offense, and LB/DB on defense.

I will Focus Train QB Oliver McGee, WR Montell Wheeler and RE Duncan Mays. 

I want to get McGee to 95, Wheeler is obvious despite being normal, and Mays as I am not training DL. 

2025 Team Needs

This will be a little clearer once we get to the re-signings.... but as of now:

  1. IOL
  2. CB
  3. DL
  4. S (If I lose Randall)
  5. QB2

I am going for a goal of 7 wins again. I'm scared of the Saints QB lol

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FALCONS 2025 SCHEDULE
WEEK   TEAM W/L SCORE RECORD
1 @ RAMS      
2   BILLS      
3   PATRIOTS      
4 @ PANTHERS      
5 @ FOOTBALL TEAM      
6 @ DOLPHINS      
7   LIONS      
8   PANTHERS      
9   BYE      
10 @ SAINTS      
11 @ BUCS      
12 @ JETS      
13   CARDINALS      
14   BUCS      
15 @ 49ERS      
16   SEAHAWKS      
17   SAINTS      

I think I'd like to watch the Patriots game since they just won the Super Bowl. I will start streaming in a few minutes. 

https://www.twitch.tv/jburge25

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