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Tom Brady, Kyle Van Noy among players reacting to 'Madden NFL 20' ratings

Tom Brady, Kyle Van Noy among players reacting to 'Madden NFL 20' ratings

The player ratings for the "Madden NFL 20" video game were revealed Monday, and there was plenty of reaction to them from fans and the actual players.

Even New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady responded to a Twitter user who didn't agree with the six-time Super Bowl champion's overall rating of 96.

He also posted a funny video to prove he's faster than his 60 speed rating in the game would suggest:

Brady is the second-highest rated quarterback behind Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, who's also the game's cover athlete. Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu isn't sure why both Brady and Mahomes are not 99-rated, which is the highest possible rating in the game.

Speaking of 99-rated players, Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is one of four stars who received that honor. 

Brady wasn't the only Patriots player to react to the new Madden ratings. Kyle Van Noy didn't seem pleased with his 77 overall rating, which, in fairness, is a little bit low for an important player on the defending Super Bowl champion.

Here are some other player reactions to the Madden ratings.

The Atlanta Falcons also wanted a better rating for starting quarterback Matt Ryan, who is the seventh-highest rated player at his position.

"Madden NFL 20" has a release date of Friday, Aug. 2.

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Breakfast Pod: The Patriots defense has been awfully impressive

Breakfast Pod: The Patriots defense has been awfully impressive

Some takeaways from the Patriots' first three preseason games: a dominant defense, an up-and-coming rookie backup QB and Tom Brady's reluctance to go to young receivers.

1:11 - Tom Curran joins BST to discuss the success of the Patriots defense over these first three preseason games. The crew also gets into if we're starting to see some pieces being put into place for the next phase of the dynasty - specifically if Jarrett Stidham will in fact be the Tom Brady's successor.

8:31 - Andy Hart and Curran discuss the chemistry issues Brady and Jakobi Meyers seemed to be having Thursday night and if this is going to be a continuing problem for TB12 with young receivers.

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DEBUT OF THAT 617 LIFE POD: The Pats, Patrick Chung, and the Jay-Z/NFL partnership

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DEBUT OF THAT 617 LIFE POD: The Pats, Patrick Chung, and the Jay-Z/NFL partnership

In the premiere episode of "That 617 Life" podcast with Shanda Foster, Cerrone Battle, and Leroy Irvin, man do we have a lot to get through!

Off the top, we discuss the Patriots third preseason game against Carolina, including how Tom Brady looked, Jakobi Meyers with an uneven game, plus what to expect from Josh Gordon this season.

15:31: Shanda sounds off on the tattooed Larry Bird mural, Carmelo Anthony and the Lakers, and James Harden's magical beard powers.

21:51: Patrick Chung got in some hot water over a possible cocaine charge...lots to unpack of what happened at his New Hampshire house.

28:25: Cerrone's "Cold Cuts and Hot Takes" calls out Carmelo Anthony for not taking the hint and going away.

32:34: Jay-Z and the NFL announced a partnership this week, and there's been a lot of chatter on social media relating to Colin Kaepernick. A great discussion from the crew on this topic.

46:11: We finish out the show with "Playa's Call", including an unlikely choice from Shanda.

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