Beware the Curse of Madden

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  1. Wolf

    Wolf 100% Texan

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    http://videogames.yahoo.com/events/plugged-in/beware-the-curse-of-madden/1353249

    snopes edition of the Madden Curse
    http://www.snopes.com/sports/football/maddencurse.asp
     
  2. CloakNNNdagger

    CloakNNNdagger Site Contributor

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    I'd have to say that the curse found Favre. He tore his biceps and rotator with a resultant embarassing end of the Jets season. The Jets finished 1-4 down the stretch and Favre threw nine interceptions and just two touchdowns over the final five games. I'd say the curse hit tradition.


    And Ray Lewis..........his turnovers dropped from 8 the previous year to 1 that season.
     
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  3. Hervoyel

    Hervoyel The Right Track

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    Agreed. The curse just opted to play it subtle and avoid contributing to the Favre circus.

    I for one appreciate the gesture and think that was damned considerate of the Madden Curse.
     
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    Favre almost single-handedly kept the Jets out of the playoffs, so yeah the curse hit him big time
     
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    next larry fitz? :(

    i like both of them, don't want either of them to get hurt. :/
     
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    I've read before that quite a few players have turned down the chance for a Madden cover because of the curse. I'm not superstitious, but I wouldn't do it, either.
     
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    Not to mention he did suffer an injury. The bicep tear that will now cost the Jets a hefty fine for ignoring it and not putting it on the weekly injury report. The jets are still affected by the curse in that way.
     
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    Not to mention that about half of that list's careers were *over* after they suffered the Madden curse.

    I'm not superstitious either, but it does make ya wonder ...
     


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    If Larry Fitz is on your fantasy team, trade him ASAP!!

    The Madden Curse is real folks.
     
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    It lives on!
     
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  12. Wolf

    Wolf 100% Texan

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    thinking about this.. how long is troy out again?
     
  13. Wolf

    Wolf 100% Texan

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    Thats sad he is truly a great player and I don't give others credit, outta Polamalu and AJ thats the best :fans:
     
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    What about Larry Fitz, nothing has happened to him yet? He's having a great year.
     
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    ......and Larry Fitzgerald just limped off the field grabbing his right knee. :headhurts:
     
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    Don't need that. He is one of my WRs of my #1 ranked fantasy team that had a bye this week. Wish it was literal and he could have rested
     
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    this time it struck the entire cardinal team
     
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    Fitz is back and playing.
     
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