Found May 09, 2012 on
Lost My Way:
Not too long ago Mowry wrote about the selection
for the Madden 2013 cover being down to the final two, Calvin "Megatron" Johnson and Cam Newton. Official word from EA is that Johnson will be the one to don the cover, edging out Newton. Some people are already claiming that Johnson will fall victim to the "Madden Curse" but I don't believe in curses. I do believe in players having bad years from time to time but Johnson is a monster, so I don't think he'll have to worry about that.
Regardless of any curse that might be associated with Madden I would still want to be on the cover. Your face will be on a video game that's purchased by millions of people every year, why wouldn't you want that? I still remember when Eddie George was on the cover and I'm pretty sure that's the only reason I even remember who Eddie George is. Sure some will say he fell victim to the "Madden Curse" but at least he got some notoriety before his career started falling apart.TL;DR
Calvin Johnson will be on the Madden 2013 cover while people are debating whether he'll fall victim to the "Madden Curse."EA Sports Insider
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CALVIN GOT A JOB!
The game may not be coming out until August, but EA Sports revealed the cover to their popular game on Tuesday, featuring the Lions Calvin Johnson.
EA Sports released the official cover of its Madden 13 video game on Tuesday. As you know by now, it features Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson. The cover also features two Detroit landmarks – Ford Field, the home of the Lions, and the Renaissance Center.
Johnson won the honor by winning a 64-man tournament. As a six seed, he beat out Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe, Texans...
EA Sports revealed the Calvin Johnson Madden 2013 cover on Tuesday which the Detroit Lions official site provided. What do you think? Will Johnson have the "Madden Curse" this season?
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Summer plans, for starters.
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The show will attempt to pair celebrities with non-famous prospective dates, and it will...
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