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The Madden Curse

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by zimbabwe, Sep 25, 2006.

  1. zimbabwe

    zimbabwe Active Member

    Shaun Alexander out "several weeks" with broken foot.

    Alas, I don't think it will matter. Hasselback does more surgery and beats my Bears.

    Scat-back types like Mo Morris give the Bears trouble, too.
  2. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Well-Known Member

    (Invoking evil laughter while typing this).

    The Madden Curse: IT'S ALIVE!! IT'S ALIVE!!!
  3. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    I read a preseason story about how Alexander didn't believe in curses, which was why he gave no thought to being the cover boy. I wonder what he thinks now.
  4. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Here's a hypothetical -- If you're someone such as Peyton Manning or Brian Urlacher and EA comes calling next June or July and asks you to be on the cover of Madden 2008, do you tell them to fuck off? Do you think it's happened before?
  5. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    Saw the "Madden Curse" theory on ESPN.com a few minutes ago. Figures. ::)

    Why doesn't EA just alternate Randy Moss and Warren Sapp until 2010? It's not like things could get much worse in Oakland.
  6. Chuck~Taylor

    Chuck~Taylor Active Member

    They should just put Bo "The greatest video game football player of all time" Jackson on the cover.
  7. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    ... or they could just go back to having Madden on the cover.
  8. Riddick

    Riddick Active Member

    I love the Bo Jackson idea. Not only does it bring "video game" Bo back to the world, but it also offers Oakland a decent running back.
  9. leo1

    leo1 Active Member

    answer: depends how much EA pays. if it's $5 million, you'll take your chances. if it's $200K, tell 'em to fuck off.
  10. farmerjerome

    farmerjerome Active Member

    I love that Alexander got hurt a couple of weeks after he did that commercial for ESPN.

    Maybe that's the curse.
  11. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    Maybe they should go with a No. 1 draft pick, especially if it is a QB.
  12. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    If they do that, then just_an-Sid can change from Don Pardo to Madden
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