REDWOOD CITY (CBS Sports) — On Tuesday, Redwood City-based EA Sports officially opened up the Madden 25 demo for download, setting the stage for the debut of the 25th anniversary of the game on August 27.

One of the first things to compare with the available teams was Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson versus San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick. Kaep – like Wilson – is an 89 overall, with 92 acceleration, 93 ball carrier vision, 88 juke and 88 speed. He’s got a beasty 96 throwing power, 83 short throw accuracy, 86 medium throw accuracy and 88 deep throw accuracy.

Clearly the makers of Madden prefer him a little over Wilson, with a nasty 92 acceleration also, 90 ball carrier vision and 88 juke move. He’s also got a 93 throwing power, 87 short throw accuracy, 85 medium throw accuracy and 85 deep throw accuracy.

The 49ers rookies were interesting too. Marcus Lattimore is a 70 overall with 86 speed and 75 strength. He does have a 65 injury rating though, which could be worse all things considered. Safety Eric Reid checks in with a 76 overall rating (88 speed); stout for a rookie safety. Tank Carradine is a 73 and Corey Lemonier is a 68. Anquan Boldin was worthy of an 88 rating, with Michael Crabtree at a 90 overall.

READ MORE on the new Madden NFL 25 demo from CBS Sports.

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