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The lowest rating he received was only his second year in the league, when he was the 51st player within Madden NFL 02.
Of course, winning a Super Bowl bumped him up to an 84 the next season. He didn't drop below 90 after that and even appeared on the cover of the game's most watched video and shared it alongside Patrick Mahomes this past season.
The legendary quarterback Tom Brady officially announced his retirement from the NFL on the 1st of January, bringing to an end his illustrious career, which has earned him seven Lombardi awards and five Super Bowl MVPs. Although he was unsuccessful in his attempt to win an eighth Super Bowl ring, Brady has had a great time of a career and is arguably the best quarterback to ever play.
In celebration of Tom Brady's retirement and the recognition of his accomplishments during his playing career, EA is upgrading his score on Madden 22 to an all-time-high 99 overall. Brady is a two-time cover-athlete, first appearing as a cover athlete on Madden NFL 18 and again on Madden NFL 22 (alongside Patrick Mahomes).
In the past, it was the 2nd time in this season that Brady has joined the coveted 99 Club. He spent the majority of the season with a score of 97 overall, he was temporarily boosted into the 99 club in Week 4 after breaking the NFL record for the most career-high passing yards in October. It lasted only one week though, as it was cut to 98 a week later.
In spite of his decision to retire, this season that he still has plenty for his tank. At the age of 44, he was able to defy father time by putting together one of the top statistical seasons of his career. Brady completed 5,316 yards and 43 touchdowns. In the end, the factor that played into Brady's decision to retire It was that he wanted to devote more time with his family.