For those of us with a more nerdish bent, you might decide to take a bit of time to tinker with your team, updating rosters and depth charts or even creating a team of your own design with the fluid create a player option.As ever the attention to detail is impressive and you can toy with your team to your hearts desire, then jump into a fully fledged season to see how they would perform.
Another kicking fix is for a problem where players could choose to ice their own kicker when calling a timeout.
Additionally, the update removes the ability for receivers to get a speed boost if they time with the snap with going in motion.
In this regard there is no real pressure on Madden to ever change its ways and try to expand or innovate too greatly.
What we have here is a safe sequel that is practically indistinguishable from last year's offering and makes you wonder exactly what has been changed, if anything at all.
Bills Left Guard, Richie Incognito is one of the biggest movers of the week as his rating is up 4 to an 85 OVR after the Bills rushing offense continue their winning ways against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
During the Bills 28-21 win against the Jaguars the rushing game tallied up a total of 148 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns.
One of the bug fixes is for a problem where the quarterback would become frozen in some situations.
Another issue addressed is when a receiver would switch back to a previous assignment when he shouldn't have.
You can see the complete Madden NFL 17 patch notes for this newest update here [PDF].
The patch is out now on Play Station 4 and Xbox One.
I suppose I should get the obvious rant out of the way early, as there is absolutely no reason for this game to exist.