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Friday, May 16, 2014
Andrew Luck a step closer to Madden cover

By Mike Wells

INDIANAPOLIS -- There were likely a lot of Indianapolis Colts fans crossing their fingers and toes hoping that quarterback Andrew Luck and receiver T.Y. Hilton were eliminated in the first round of the fan voting for the right to be on the cover of EA Sport's "Madden NFL 15" video game.

Here's the good news for the superstitious fans thinking about the Madden Curse: Hilton was eliminated by Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy.

Here's the bad news for those same superstitious fans: Luck easily beat out Washington running back Alfred Morris to advance to the next round against McCoy.

Here's a breakdown of the quarterfinal matchups:
Voting for the quarterfinals runs through May 22. The semifinals are May 22-30 and the finals go May 30-June 6. The winner will be announced on "SportsCenter" on June 6.

Click here to vote.