Madden 24 Tips: How to Get the Best Players in Madden Ultimate Team (MUT)

If you want to compete with the best of the best, you are going to need good players to help you. The best players in Madden Ultimate Team can be expensive or even free. The best cards can be subjective, but some have that noticeable difference for every player.
Here is how to get the best players in Madden 24.

Core Elites:

These are part of the base set of cards, and are available in packs and the Auction House.

  • QB: 86 OVR Elite Patrick Mahomes
  • RB: 86 OVR Elite Christian McCaffrey
  • WR: 86 OVR Elite Tyreek Hill
  • TE: 86 OVR Elite Travis Kelce
  • OL: 86 OVR Elite Center Jason Kelce
  • DL: 86 OVR Elite Defensive Tackle Chris Jones
  • DE: 86 OVR Elite Right End Aaron Donald
  • ILB: 86 OVR Elite Middle Linebacker Fred Warner
  • OLB: 86 OVR Elite Left Outside Linebacker T.J. Watt
  • CB: 86 OVR Elite Jalen Ramsey
  • FS: 86 OVR Elite Minkah Fitzpatrick
  • SS: 85 OVR Elite Derwin James Jr.

Free Cards:

These cards are available without spending coin or points.

  • Upgradable Front Page TE Isaiah Likely: Use upgrade tokens to get him from 79 OVR to 85 OVR
  • Upgradable Front Page RG Alijah Vera-Tucker: Use upgrade tokens to get him from 79 OVR to 85 OVR
  • Upgradeable Season 1 CB Jalen Ramsey
  • 84 OVR Elite Headliners Kadarius Toney
  • 84 OVR Elite Headliners Jaycee Horn
  • 85 OVR Elite Team Captains Eric Berry
  • 85 OVR Elite Team Captains Frank Gore
  • 85 OVR Elite AKA Justin Jefferson “Jettas” (Pre-order)
  • 85 OVR Elite AKA Ahmad Gardner “Sauce” (Pre-order)
  • 84 OVR Elite Hall of Fame DeMarcus Ware (Pre-order)
  • 84 OVR Elite Hall of Fame Darrelle Revis (Pre-order

Auctionable Players

These top-tier cards can be found via the store and Auction House.

  • 87 OVR Elite Headliners Rhamondre Stevenson
  • 87 OVR Elite Headliners Frankie Luvu
  • 87 OVR Elite Headliners Kenny Pickett
  • 87 OVR Elite Headliners Kamren Curl
  • 87 OVR Elite Headliners Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah