Super Bowl LI MVP Tom Brady will grace the cover of EA Sports’ “Madden 18.” That fact probably has Boston-area football fans petrified.
The New England Patriots quarterback addressed the so-called “Madden Curse” directly in a Friday morning statement accompanying a teaser trailer. He also poked fun at the concept in a standalone video, which readers can watch here:
Tom Brady is on the Madden cover and he's really out here testing the gods lmaooooo pic.twitter.com/IAxzm5kWCe
— abdul ???? (@Advil) May 12, 2017
“The ‘Madden NFL 18’ cover is a great honor for me,” Brady said in this morning’s media release. “Especially since I have been playing
The “curse” refers to how an eerie number of “Madden” cover athletes have suffered serious injuries in the season following their EA Sports photoshoot.
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“Madden NFL 18” hits shelves on August 25, 2017.