Rivera votes for Richard Sherman

Updated: June 4, 2014, 10:13 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Panthers quarterback Cam Newton won't have the help of his head coach when it comes to winning the "Madden NFL 15" cover vote.

Fourth-year Carolina coach Ron Rivera said Wednesday he voted for "the opposition'' -- Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman -- multiple times over the past few days.

"I'm trying to avoid the jinx,'' Rivera said with a smile.

Being on the cover of the video game hasn't been kind to many of those who have graced it. ...

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