'Madden 12' team ratings

Who is the top team in "Madden NFL 12"? That's the question we are here to answer as ESPN.com and EA Sports bring you an exclusive first look at the Team Overall Ratings for every team in the game.

We'll be leaking them out, division by division, over the course of the next eight days. But we won't stop there. After we give you the Team Overall Ratings, starting Aug. 1, we will bring out the big guns with an exclusive look at the "Madden 12" Player Ratings, as well as a breakdown of the top five players from key positions.

But let's not get ahead of ourselves. To kick things off, here is a look at the Team Overall Ratings for the AFC East.