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Here's a way to end the Madden jinx



Favre_2 You've all surely heard of the curse that strikes whichever player graces the cover of EA Sports Madden football video games. Anytime a player appears on the cover, he ends up breaking a leg or busting an ankle and, generally, having the worst season of his life. Players such as Michael Vick, Ray Lewis, Randall Cunningham and Shaun Alexander have all fallen victim to the dreaded curse.

Well, guess who will be the cover of "Madden NFL 09?'' Retired QB Brett Favre. Assuming Favre stays retired -- and I'm not totally sold on that just yet -- the jinx ends now.

Then again, I'm now on a daily quest to "Google News'' the words "Favre'' and "golf cart'' and "mishap.''

[Last modified: Monday, June 14, 2010 2:41pm]


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