The Fall of Troy: With Polamalu's Injury, Do You Believe in Madden Curse Now?

Russell WightAnalyst ISeptember 11, 2009

The Fall of Troy: With Polamalu's Injury, Do You Believe in Madden Curse Now?

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 16: Atmosphere at the EA SPORTS Rookie Madden Bowl at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel as part of the NFL PLAYERS Rookie Premiere on May 16, 2008 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NFL PLAYERS)

Madden 2001: Eddie George

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    JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 26:  Running back Eddie George #27 of the Tennessee Titans walks the field during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on October 26, 2003 at ALLTEL Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida.  The Titans defeated the Jaguars 30-17.

Madden 2002: Daunte Culpepper

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    CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 30:  Daunte Culpepper #11 of the Minnesota Vikings throws the ball before injuring his knee against the Carolina Panthers on October 30, 2005 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Craig Jones/Getty Ima

Madden 2003: Marshall Faulk

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    SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 3:  Running back Marshall Faulk #28 of the St. Louis Rams carries the ball against the San Francisco 49ers during the game at Monster Park on October 3, 2004 in San Francisco, California. The Rams defeated the 49ers 24-12. (Photo b

Madden 2004: Michael Vick

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    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick during a game between the Atlanta Falcons and Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on December 10, 2006 in Tampa, Florida. The Falcons won 17 - 6.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Madden 2005: Ray Lewis

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    CHARLOTTE, NC - AUGUST 29: Linebacker Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates after a tackle during their game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on August 29, 2009 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Gett

Madden 2006: Donovan McNabb

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    PHILADELPHIA - AUGUST 27:  Donovan McNabb #5 of the Philadelphia Eagles scrambles against the Jacksonville Jaguars on August 27, 2009 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Madden 2007: Shaun Alexander

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    CHICAGO - JANUARY 14:  Shaun Alexander #37 of the Seattle Seahawks runs against the Chicago Bears during their NFC Divisional Playoff game on January 14, 2007 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Madden 2008: Vince Young

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    NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 3: Vince Young #10 of the Tennessee Titans looks on against the Green Bay Packers during a preseason NFL game at LP Field on September 3, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Titans beat the Packers 27-13. (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty

Madden 2009: Brett Favre

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    SEATTLE - DECEMBER 21:  Quarterback Brett Favre #4 of the New York Jets looks to hand off the ball during the game against the Seattle Seahawks on December 21, 2008 at Qwest Field in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks defeated the Jets 13-3. (Photo by Otto

Madden 2010: Larry Fitzgerald/Troy Polamalu

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    TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 01:  Safety Troy Polamalu #43 of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on against the Arizona Cardinals during Super Bowl XLIII on February 1, 2009 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)