The Madden Curse

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