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I know, I know, you might think that I am crazy for saying this. But I firmly believe that The Madden Curse is real and I HAVE PROOF! Here are the stats of the last few Madden Cover players and the failing seasons that they have had. 2011: New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. Had a good year, but the Saints were beat by the Seahawks in the first round of the playoffs. 2010: Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu and Read More Here!
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