Don't believe in the Madden Curse? Great. Think the Madden Curse is just a laugh? Good for you, the world needs laughter. But if you're one of the millions of suckers who genuinely believe that appearing on the cover of EA Sport's Madden dooms an athlete to a season of injury and/or misfortune, please, read on. You may as well see why you're a sucker.
Since 1998, when Garrison Hearst became the first person besides John Madden himself to appear on the cover of EA's monster franchise, eleven NFL players have graced the series' box. And, as we'll see in a minute, yes, bad things happened to some of them.