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Madden Covers Quiz

Can you name the people who have been featured on the cover of John Madden's NFL video game?
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First submittedJuly 23, 2012
Last updatedJune 28, 2019
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Version
Position
Cover
2020
QB
Patrick Mahomes
2019
WR
Antonio Brown
2018
QB
Tom Brady
2017
TE
Rob Gronkowski
2016
WR
Odell Beckham Jr.
2015
CB
Richard Sherman
Madden 25
RB
Barry Sanders
RB
Adrian Peterson
2013
WR
Calvin Johnson
2012
RB
Peyton Hillis
2011
QB
Drew Brees
2010
WR
Larry Fitzgerald
Version
Position
Cover
2010
S
Troy Polamalu
2009
QB
Brett Favre
2008
QB
Vince Young
2007
RB
Shaun Alexander
2006
QB
Donovan McNabb
2005
LB
Ray Lewis
2004
QB
Michael Vick
2003
RB
Marshall Faulk
2002
QB
Daunte Culpepper
2001
RB
Eddie George
2000
Coach
John Madden
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level 76
May 13, 2014
Shoulda had Faulk. Glad I came up with Madden, he was on it every year at the beginning.
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level 58
Jun 7, 2014
Adrian Peterson & Sanders split the Madden 25 cover. Peterson is on the cover for Xbox One/PS4, Sanders is on the cover for 360/PS3.
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level 42
Jun 7, 2014
Barry Sanders joined John Madden on the cover of the original release of Madden 2000. Sanders was later replaced by Dorsey Levens.
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level 57
Jun 7, 2014
forgot brees and hillis, wow
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level 72
Jun 8, 2014
more people know that hillis was on the cover than they do that eddie george was the first player on the cover?
+5
level 73
Oct 2, 2015
Probably because out of all of them, he is the one that doesn't belong. A statistical outlier who happened to have one great year.
+3
level 21
Dec 17, 2015
vince young doesn't belong either
+1
level 35
Jan 31, 2017
For the PS2, anyway. I cannot remember the new ones myself, because I mainly use my PS2.
+1
level 29
Jun 10, 2014
I am happy to say I have never heard of any of them, or this magazine = 0%
+4
level 70
Aug 23, 2014
Not hearing about Favre is like ignoring the news.
+2
level 59
May 20, 2015
Maybe you don't know how to read as well. It specifically says video game. Not magazine. Why would you be happy to say that? If you're happy because you have no interest in football, why would you take the quiz in the first place?
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level 80
Jun 17, 2015
It's always annoying to hear people bragging about not knowing something. Even if the subject matter has no relevance to world events or anything politically or socially important, why would someone be proud of their ignorance?
+1
level 76
Oct 12, 2015
I am not proud of my ignorance, I'm giving it as an excuse for doing so poorly - 6/18. I knew Vick, Madden, and Sanders, but guessed Johnson and Young by entering random names. I watch the Superbowl with my husband and that's about it for my pro football experience, although being from Missouri I remembered Faulk.
+2
level 61
Oct 21, 2018
I agree. "Never heard of So-and-so. Very proud of that" is such an ignorant and obnoxious thing to say.
+1
level 14
Oct 24, 2015
Who would know Culpepper?
+1
level 71
May 10, 2017
I got him but missed Odell. Strange world
+1
level 14
Nov 19, 2017
100 percent
+1
level 37
Jan 22, 2018
Love this quiz but, I remember Dorsey Levens was on the cover of the 2000 PS version (in the UK at least), although Madden was the key figure on previous versions. Previous versions, that is, except for Madden 96 where space was given to a shot from the Panthers v Jaguars Hall of Fame game (it was their expansion year). Obscure football trivia, the featured players were Panthers #40 Cary Brabham and Jaguars #40 cetainly looks like Le'Shai Maston (who would wear #35 the rest of the season).
+1
level 3
Jul 18, 2018
i got every single one right
+1
level 61
Oct 21, 2018
I remember that Hillis had one great year and Culpepper had a few pretty good years. The rest are legitimate superstars, except Vince Young. Did he ever even have a decent year in the NFL? I recall he was an all-time great college player, but wasn't he awful every single season of his pro career, and out of the league after only a few seasons? Was he put on the cover as a rookie?
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level 56
Oct 11, 2019
He made the Pro Bowl and led the Titans to the playoffs in his rookie year
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level 56
Apr 4, 2019
I wonder what the highest-rated Madden is, my favorite is Madden 12
+1
level ∞
Jun 28, 2019
Last one I played was Madden 2004. Michael Vick was unstoppable. You just dropped back and then ran around in the backfield until a wide receiver got wide open or you saw a lane for a 20 yard run. To make him less overpowered, the game developers made him fumble pretty much every time he got hit or dove.
+1
level 77
Sep 2, 2019
I got John Madden