Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 4/13/12

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 15: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers leaps into the stands after scoring a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys at Lambeau Field on November 15, 2009 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Cowboys 17-7. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
          Green Bay Packers fans are anxiously waiting for April 25th when they will learn whether their MVP Quarterback Aaron Rodgers will be donned with the infamous Madden Curse. Rodgers recently defeated the Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice in a bracket competition (as voted by fans) to join fellow semifinalists WR Calvin Johnson, QB Cam Newton and LB Patrick Willis. According to Brovada.com, Rodgers (6:1) is a slight underdog this week when he takes on Johnson or as most know him as Megatron (5:2). On the other side of the bracket, Newton (2:5) has emerged as the favorite to topple Willis (12:1). If you don’t believe in the Madden Curse, then you just haven’t been paying attention to the NFL over the years. The hugely popular video game from Electronic Arts has caused some fairly memorable (or not memorable) years for the superstars lucky (or not lucky) enough to grace the cover: (1999) RB Garrison Hearst – Broke his ankle and never returned to form in his career.(2000)...
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