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EA SPORTS announces Barry Sanders as ‘Madden NFL 25′ cover athlete

GoodGameBro.com writes, "Today, EA SPORTS has announced the cover athlete for Madden NFL 25. After over 40 million votes were cast, Barry Sanders was announced as being the player to earn the cover of the 25th anniversary of the Madden series."

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Kevin263851131d ago

Surprised he won to be honest, I thought it would be hard to get more votes than AP...he is on top of the world right now in terms of popularity.

AkatsukiPain1131d ago (Edited 1131d ago )

AP is the best in the business today but he also has a pretty good offensive line. Barry Sanders on the other hand had a mediocre offensive line but still managed to always be the leading rusher in most of his career. I say if he played for a winning team in his career he would easily get 2000+ yards 3 or 4 years or more. He was just that good. I aint even a lions fan but i watched the lions games just because Barry Sanders was that bad azz of a running back.

Edit: I think he would dominate even in todays NFL. That is how good he really was. He never missed a season to injury because he was hard to hit lol & had horse legs. Str8 Beast.

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T21131d ago (Edited 1131d ago )

Yup u summed it all up right here ... Lousy team great talent . Yards per carry ridiculous on such a crap team... Think about it . 5 ft 8 215 pounds , 30 plus inch thighs ... No great speed but you could not tackle this guy .. he was caught from behind a lot meaning his insane yards per carry was all evading... Quite simply the best

Fishermenofwar1131d ago

Barry is what Epic means....So sad that he left the game...

Letros1131d ago

Barry!!! Well deserved

stickskills1131d ago

Completely agree. This will keep Adrian Peterson from having an injury from the curse too, haha.

PockyKing1131d ago

Two Detroit players in a row, love my home state :) Now just need Datsyuk on NHL 14 ;p

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Oh_Yeah1131d ago

Cool where's ESPN NFL 2k14 though? That's what really matters to us football fans.

JeromeNtheHouse1131d ago (Edited 1131d ago )

Exactly! Can't wait for 2K to get back to business wit the fooball games man.

nevin11131d ago

How come madden himself be on the cover?

Anyway, any news on the next gen versions of these games?

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