John Madden used to be on the cover of all of the Madden football video games. When players started to appear on covers beginning with Madden Football 2001, the curse began to attack superstars.
When you are put on the cover of Madden, typically, you are doomed to a bad season or injury. Some players even avoid being on the cover because of the curse. We will look back on how it started and its latest victim.