Many people may say that the ultimate goal of an NFL player is to become a Super Bowl champion, but deep down we all know that the real peak is being picked to be on the cover of EA Sports’ Madden. Okay, so maybe that’s a little bit of an exaggeration, but there’s no denying that it is a pretty big honor.
From elite quarterbacks to speedy-quick running backs, Madden covers have featured some legends. Though some say that with being on the Madden cover comes the dreaded “Madden Curse”, when you look back at all the players that have been on the Madden cover over the past 23 years, the one thing they all have in common is that they are really good players. Let’s take a look at all of the Madden covers by year and who to see who has been featured since the game started doing player covers in 2001.