The Madden Cover Curse

Barry Sanders
Photo: EA Sports

Barry Sanders

Madden 2000

If you look closely, you can see Sanders in the background. The electric Lions running back started the Madden jinx by announcing his retirement before the 1999 season and never returning to the NFL.


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