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Julio Jones cracks the list of top five wide receivers in Madden 16

Oct 5, 2014; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) dives for pass but cannot hold on during the second half against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. New York Giants defeat the Atlanta Falcons 30-20. Mandatory Credit: Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 5, 2014; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) dives for pass but cannot hold on during the second half against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. New York Giants defeat the Atlanta Falcons 30-20. Mandatory Credit: Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports

It almost goes without saying that when the Madden NFL player ratings get released by EA Sports each season, fans take notice. Even if you don't actually play Madden, you still want to know how your favorite players stack up.

Well, EASports.com released their top wide receiver rankings for the game, and guess who cracked the top five? None other than Julio Jones.

The only players above Jones were Antonio Brown (97 rating), Dez Bryant (96 rating) and Calvin Johnson (95 rating). As for Jones, he came in with a 94 rating, which ties him for fourth overall with Odell Beckham Jr. Jones earned a 97 in the "spectacular catch" category, which probably isn't too surprising.

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