Adrian Peterson Says No to Madden Cover

Our very own Adrian Peterson was reportedly among the finalists to appear on the cover of the new edition of the Madden football video game (coming soon to a glitchy, overpriced video game system near you), but AD, perhaps fearing the infamous Madden curse, has elected to withdraw himself from consideration for that particular honor.  That leaves 8 players still in the running to succeed Brett Favre as the cover boy:  Steelers S Troy Polamalu, Colts QB Peyton Manning, Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald, Chiefs QB Matt Cassel, Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger, Giants RB Brandon Jacobs, and Ravens S Ed Reed.  Matt Cassel?  Really?  One good season is all it takes to score the cover of Madden?  Wow, the standards over at EA have gone right down the tubes.

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Tags: Adrian Peterson Ben Roethlisberger Brandon Jacobs Brett Favre Demarcus Ware Ed Reed Larry Fitzgerald Madden Matt Cassel Minnesota Vikings Peyton Manning Troy Polamalu

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