When the Madden NFL video game first came out, its cover featured its namesake – former Oakland Raiders head coach John Madden who gained even more fame for his years broadcasting alongside partner Pat Summerall, and then later alongside Al Michaels. However, as the years went by, the game’s designers decided to put players on the cover of each year’s new edition. The Madden 15 edition (for the 2015 football sason), features Odell Beckham, Jr., the gifted wide receiver for the New York Giants.While players are glad to get the recognition that comes from a cover appearance, though, over the years some of the players that have made it onto covers have had some mysterious ailments come along and make their next season – or even the rest of their careers – less successful than they would have liked. This happened to the point where there is some chatter in the NFL betting world about a “Madden curse.” Could it be true?
Sports & Betting Topics
Latest News, Tips & Expert Picks
- 2016 Oscar Academy Awards Odds Guide
- Every Team’s Worst Head Coach According to NFL Betting Fans
- Eye-Opening NFL and NCAAF Online Betting Breakdown: Who’s Bringing Home the Bacon!
- Online Sportsbook Editorial: Should Peyton Manning Retire?
- MLB Betting Editorial: A Look Back at Zito, Mulder and Hudson
- NBA Odds: Easy Travels: The New NBA Finals Format
- RIP Yogi Berra, A Look Back At His Amazing Life
- Online Betting News: Trouble at Rutgers: Criminal Probes, Academic Misconduct
- NFL Betting Fans Want To Know: Who is Federal Judge Richard Berman?
- Online Betting Editorial: Why The NFL Lost The DeflateGate Case
- Online Betting Fans Vote: The 10 Ugliest NHL Uniforms Ever
- MLB Betting Fans Vote: Ugliest Uniforms Ever
- NBA Betting: The 10 Ugliest NBA Uniforms Ever
- NFL Betting: Will Chris Borland’s Retirement Wreck the NFL?
- NFL Betting: Former Quarterback Erik Kramer’s Tragic Suicide Attempt