The Madden Curse. We’re familiar. We’re aware.
Congratulations Saints, but I hope you have a backup quarterback ready to go.
If I was Drew, perhaps I would have said “Uhm, yeah, thanks guys.. I appreciate it. But I’ll pass. Go hit up Jared Allen, we don’t want to play the Vikings anyhow.”
Take a look at the past Madden NFL cover athletes, and their fate that year.
Troy Polamalu injured his posterior cruciate ligament
Brett Favre admitted to suffering a torn biceps injury
Vince Young sustained a knee injury which put him out of the game; he didn’t start again for the rest of the year
Shaun Alexander sustained a foot injury that caused him to miss six starts
Donovan Mcnabb tore the ACL and meniscus in his right knee
Ray Lewis had his season cut short in week 15 with a wrist injury
Michael Vick broke his leg in pre-season and missed the first 12 games
Marshall Faulk underwent reconstructive knee surgery and retired