We all know the story: He who graces the cover of Madden NFL is doomed to injury and misfortune. Whether you think it's a silly urban legend or an undeniable truth, the Madden Cover Curse has become an entrenched part of football lore. As we await the announcement of this year's Madden NFL cover athlete -- or victim as some may believe -- take a look back and decide for yourself: Madden Cover Curse -- fact or fiction?
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