Face it everybody: If you don't want your favorite player to be on the Madden cover, they have to be mediocre. If there is a hint of greatness during your player's season, you better hope that EA is not watching.
Next thing you know, they are on the Madden cover and become hated like Brett Favre, depressed like Vince Young, or forgotten like Shawn Alexander—who, by the way, is the man pictured above, in case you forgot what he looks like.
NFL fans from across the land, brace yourselves.
Here are five candidates that I think are likely to be on the Madden 2010 cover.