Every year the NFL draft adds a stable of new toys for players to use in the next Madden, and we’re going to be spoiled with an embarrassment of riches at practically every position this year.

This is widely considered to be one of the deepest draft classes in years, and there’s a plethora of talent just waiting to be unleashed on the virtual gridiron.

While everyone loves to play on offense, being adept on the defensive side of the ball is equally important. When it comes to playing defense in Madden, players typically tend to stick with pass -rushers or those that are able to roam deep or in the box, which is why the cornerback position has been completely excluded.

Otherwise, Justin Gilbert would undoubtedly find himself on this list. Find me a player that regularly uses cornerbacks while playing defense, and I’ll find you a liar.

Now, let’s take a look at the defensive prospects coming out of this year’s draft class that you should be foaming at the mouth to use in the next Madden.