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Best Defensive Cards in Madden 23 Ultimate Team

Obtaining any one of these stud defenders could lead you to MUT victory!
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After months of speculation, Madden 23 has officially arrived. Which means that football season is among us and it’s now time to determine who’s the king of the virtual gridiron. As you probably already know, Ultimate Team is easily the most popular game mode within the sports realm. Providing players with the unique opportunity to build their own dream roster of favorite players.

Although to truly dominate Madden 23 Ultimate Team, you’re going to want to know who some of the best players are. So, we’ve laid out a comprehensive list of the best defensive cards in Madden 23 Ultimate Team below.

Best Defensive Cards in Madden 23 Ultimate Team

In this modern age of football, offensive players often get the most love and appreciation. Let’s be honest, there’s nothing that excites the casual fan more than a touchdown or 60-yard deep ball. That being said, having a great defense is a staple for every successful NFL franchise, particularly in Madden 23. Where just about every team in the game has a high-powered offense or franchise quarterback.

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This means that if you’re hoping to shut down an elite offense in Madden 23 Ultimate Team, you’ll want to strive for one of the following players. Here’s a list of the best defensive cards in the game;

  1. Stephon Gilmore (89) – Cornerback
  2. DeMarcus Lawrence (89) – Left End
  3. Harold Landry (89) – Right Outside Linebacker
  4. Micah Hyde (89) – Free Safety
  5. Leighton Vander Esch (89) – Middle Linebacker
  6. Carlton Davis III (89) – Cornerback
  7. L’Jarius Sneed (89) – Cornerback
  8. TJ Watt (88) – Left Outside Linebacker
  9. Aaron Donald (88), Right End

That’s everything you need to know about the best defensive cards in Madden 23 Ultimate Team. If you’re interested in more Madden content, be sure to check out our guides section here at Gamer Journalist. Where you can find information like how to scout in Madden 23 Franchise mode or how to get a 99 OVR in Madden 23 Face of the Franchise mode.

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Rowan Fisher-Shotton

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