So what can we take away from the announcement of VY as the cover athlete Madden NFL 08? (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) first half during their game against the Seattle Seahawks at Bank of America Stadium on December 15, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Here all all the "Madden" video game cover athletes since 2000, when players began being featured. If the timing is similar this year, there’s a little less than two months until we find out, and it’s very possible the player chosen already knows he’s the guy.Assuming EA isn’t going to try to run it back with Mahomes, I believe the choices have to be between these four players:SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 11: George Kittle #85 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after Consider this a long shot, but Kittle has the requisite qualities.

"Madden NFL 2001," released in August of 2000, technically was the third game in the series to include a player on its cover, but it was the first to feature a player — Titans running back Eddie George.Here are all of those covers, in reverse chronological order, since the trend began with George in 2000.Daunte Culpepper, QB, Vikings/Dolphins/Raiders/Lions

This was the first Madden game made for 11 different platforms, it was released on August 14, 2007 for Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation 3, Play… rolls out on a pass play during the NFL Pro Bowl Game at Camping World Stadium on January 26, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. For cool points, which matters in this kind of situation, Watson had a signature play in the postseason when he eluded two Buffalo Bills pass rushers to complete a mammoth pass to his check-down receiver to help secure a victory.It’s the kind of play that will be talked about for years, and it made Watson an even bigger star than he was before. ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 27: Quarterback Lamar Jackson #8 of the Baltimore Revens from the AFC Team It seems Kansas City Chiefs superstar and Super Bowl LIV MVP Patrick Mahomes has dispelled the ridiculous Madden Curse with his 2019 season and performance against the San Francisco 49ers.Perhaps now the fanbase of team whose star is next to grace the cover of Madden 21 won’t lose their minds when the announcement is made.

For everything else, including the cover athlete, editions, ratings, trailers, and much more. He’s the epitome of an all-purpose back, and the third-year star reached a 99-0verall record in Madden 20. Let's now take a look at the last 20 Madden NFL cover athletes ranked from worst to first.

If the player plays well enough they reach the top league which has four fictional teams that play in a special way to win. No, but like I said, it’s a long shot.HOUSTON, TEXAS - JANUARY 04: Quarterback Deshaun Watson #4 of the Houston Texans sets a play during The Houston Texans QB has been spectacular since he was drafted in 2017. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images) a win against the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Divisional Round Playoff game at Levi's Stadium on January 11, 2020 in Santa Clara, California.

After passing for over 3,000 yards and 36 touchdowns (with only 6 INT’s) last season, along with over 1,200 yards and another 7 touchdowns on the ground, it isn’t much of a … It features the former Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young on the cover; San Diego Chargers defensive end Luis Castillo was the cover athlete for the Spanish-language version. 20 Peyton Hillis (Madden NFL 12) via Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson let it slip that he's the cover athlete of Madden 21, but EA did not announce this year's game at the NFL Draft. A number of features missing from the first two next-generation versions of In addition to the other versions, the Wii version features online gameplay, a The PlayStation 2, Xbox, and GameCube versions of Madden 08 have a The game was met with positive to mixed reviews upon release. Legendary Raiders coach John Madden himself graced the cover of the "Madden" video game series from 1988 to 2000. His speed, spin moves and jukes often leave defenders grasping at air.This past season, he became just the third player in history to record 1,000 yards rushing and receiving in the same year. And it’s a big deal for sports fans like us. For the first time, a player can receive an attribute of 100 only for the best players and only for skill positions. Madden NFL 21 launches August 28. A look at the history of 'Madden' cover athletes | Yardbarker © 2014-2020 Sportsnaut, LLC Last year, the announcement for Mahomes happened in April. His numbers were a little down in 2019 from his second season, but 3,852 passing yards and 25 TDs were still far more than just respectable. The football season is upon us and that can only mean one thing, Madden NFL 21 will be hitting shelves soon. When you mix that in with his world-class speed, agility and appeal to the younger demographic, there isn’t a more obvious choice for the Madden 21 cover.I cover sports video games like NBA 2K, Madden, MLB The Show, FIFA, NHL, EA UFC, Fight Night, Super Mega Baseball, DIRT, F1, NASCAR, Forza, and everything in between.