It’s third down late in the fourth quarter and you’re favorite team is in the hole by seven points.  Who do you want to have the ball?  EA Sports has announced 36 players who are labeled as “clutch” players—gaining a boost to their player ratings any time there is a high-pressure situation in the game. 

Here are the players with the clutch trait:

Quarterbacks:  Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Drew Brees, Ben Roethlisberger, Eli Manning, Josh Freeman

Running backs: Maurice Jones-Drew, Peyton Hillis, Marshawn Lynch

Wide Receivers/Tight Ends: Antonio Gates, Andre Johnson, Larry Fitzgerald, Reggie Wayne, Dallas Clark, Wes Welker, Santonio Holmes, Anquan Boldin

Linebackers:  Patrick Willis, DeMarcus Ware, James Harrison, Clay Matthews, Ray Lewis, Brian Urlacher

Cornerbacks/Safeties:  Darrelle Revis, Nnamdi Asomugha, Troy Polamalu, Ed Reed, Champ Bailey, Asante Samuel, Charles Woodson, Tracy Porter

Kickers:  Ryan Longwell, Rob Bironas, Adam Vinatieri 

What do you think of this list?  Are there any clutch players missing?  Leave a comment below.


[via Pastapadre]

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