Cole Beasley: The wide receiver was astonished that some of his teammates thought he was the quickest. Beasley may not be the fastest player, but he can go from one place to another quickly. He showed this ability when he returned two kicks for touchdowns in 2013.
Emmitt Smith: Emmitt Smith was considered one of the best runners in NFL history. In fact, he still holds several running back records at age 37. Although he wasn't always known for his speed, once he got going, it was hard to stop him. He averaged nearly 100 yards per game during his first three seasons with the Cowboys. In 1989, he led the league in rushing with 1,769 yards. He was also named the MVP of the season.
Jason Garrett: As a quarterback, Garrett was never considered fast; however, as a head coach, he has shown an ability to call plays that use tempo-freeze tactics to confuse defenses. This might help him and the rest of the offense find open areas of the field during games.
Ryan Broyles: The former second round pick out of Oklahoma City has been one of the team's most productive receivers since arriving in Dallas. He showed off his speed by returning two kickoffs for touchdowns in 2013. That's the same number of TD returns made by all other players combined.
Football's Fastest Player After running the quickest 40-yard sprint in NFL combine history, John Ross, a Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver and 2017 University of Washington alum, has been dubbed the "NFL's fastest man." Ross' time of 4.22 seconds officially broke the previous record of 4.38 set by Florida State cornerback Jalen Ramsey in 2015. The speed event was held on February 21 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Ramsey is not the only famous athlete to have run faster than 4.4 seconds. American sprinter Carl Lewis holds the men's world record with a time of 9.79 seconds, which he ran in 1993. Another notable athlete who has broken the four-minute mark is Usain Bolt, who did so in 2009 when he was still competing for Jamaaica. His time of 9.58 seconds remains the absolute fastest ever recorded.
In addition to being fast, Ross also plays like a star. He finished his college career as the school record holder in both receiving yards (1,977) and touchdowns (21). After signing with the Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2018, Ross made an immediate impact by catching 73 passes for 1,088 yards and nine touchdowns. He also carried the ball eight times for 44 yards and another touchdown.
Willis has excellent acceleration and can go sideline to sideline. He is not just one of the league's most gifted players, but he is also the NFL's quickest middle linebacker, and maybe all linebackers. Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was chosen 16th overall in the 2008 NFL Draft. He is a physical player who can match up with tight ends down the field.
Rodgers-Cromartie won't be confused with his brain for making plays, but rather his ability to stop the run and hit receivers at their highest point. He has 88 tackles, three interceptions, and 22 pass defenses in two seasons with the New York Jets and Los Angeles Rams. Patrick Willis was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in 2004. He is an all-purpose linebacker who can also play on special teams. Willis has been named to the Pro Bowl after each of his first four seasons. He has 105 tackles, three interceptions, and nine passes defended in 2011 alone.
The Baltimore Ravens chose Paul Kruger in 2006. He is a quick linebacker who makes big hits and gets into the backfield often. Kruger has 96 tackles, three sacks, and three forced fumbles in two seasons with the Ravens. James Harrison started his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers before moving to Baltimore in 2010. He is a hard-hitting inside linebacker who loves to get after the quarterback. Harrison has 99 tackles, six sacks, and two forced fumbles in two seasons with the Ravens.
Quickest quarterbacks (QB)
Tyreek Hill, Wide Receiver However, according to Madden 21, the league's fastest player stayed unaltered at the end of the regular season. Kansas City Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill, the only player in the NFL with a speed rating of 99, is the quickest player you can employ in Madden.
He won't be available in the game's pre-order bonus content, but if you pay attention to the commercials during Thursday Night Football games, you should be able to find him before the start of the season. If you own Tom Brady an all-access pass, then it would make sense that he'd be the fastest player in the game.
If you don't have either item yet, don't worry - you can still play as if you did. The developers have assured us that no character is faster than another, so even if Brady is supposed to be the best thing since sliced bread, you can still put Hill on the field and beat him time and time again. In fact, we recommend you do just that!
The reason why nobody else has been added to the roster yet is probably because they want players to use their actual names when creating online matches. If someone called themselves "Brady" or "Hill", there would be no way to tell who was which player until after the match had started.
Madden 8's fastest NFL players
The quickest player in the NFL is now in Cincinnati, according to the Bengals' selection of John Ross, who established the Scouting Combine record for the fastest 40-yard sprint. The quickest player in Major League Baseball, Reds centerfielder Billy Hamilton, who leads the league in stolen bases, was already in Cincinnati. He made the all-star game as a reserve outfielder and won an award for his defense.
Ross was drafted by the Bengals with the second overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. He ran a 4.22 40-yard dash at the Combine. That's faster than any player in NFL history except for Timmy Smith (4.19). He also jumped over 10 feet in the vertical jump and scored 23 out of 25 questions on the Wonderlic test. These are all excellent numbers for a player who runs like a football player and hits like a baseball player.
Hamilton has more speed than anyone not named Barry Bonds or Rickey Henderson, but he's only been playing baseball for a year and a half and spent most of his career so far stealing bases in the minor leagues. Still, it's amazing how fast he is. In April 2014, he stole seven bases in eight attempts for the Chattanooga Lookouts of the Class A Southern League. Two years earlier, he was considered one of the best high school athletes in Florida when he decided to play college baseball instead of football. His father, Jimmy Sr., played running back for Miami University in Ohio.