Historically, players who are featured on the cover of Madden see significant drops in their offensive production. NFL.com is tracking the performance of Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions over the course of the 2012 season because we believe Calvin Johnson will debunk the Madden curse. In the first two weeks of the 2012 season, Calvin Johnson recorded 14 receptions for 205 yards and 0 touchdowns. Zero. Gone are the two touchdown games and the 14+ yard receptions from last season. Memories. Let’s not digress though, new season, new week and the Detroit Lions are on the road against the Tennessee Titans. ————————————————————————————————————————————– FIRST HALF ————————————————————————————————————————————– Calvin Johnson finished the first half with one catch for six yards, while Jason […]
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Posted: Sunday, September 9th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions, John Madden, Joique Bell, Kevin Smith, Madden cover curse, Madden NFL 12, Matt Stafford, megatron, St. Louis Rams
Historically, players who are featured on the cover of Madden see significant drops in their offensive production. NFL.com is tracking the performance of Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions over the course of the 2012 season because we believe Calvin Johnson will debunk the Madden curse. Detroit Lions superstar and fantasy stud Calvin Johnson will keep the superstitious on edge throughout the season spending every week escaping the Madden Curse. Possible? We’ll find out. Calvin Johnson made his debut as team captain against the St. Louis Rams. The Lions community is fired up. Even Barry Sanders! @DetroitLionsNFL @Bigplaycj – Leading by example – on and off the field. I would follow CJ into battle anyday — Barry Sanders (@BarrySanders) September […]
Cam Newton or Calvin Johnson will be on the cover of the new Madden game. What does this mean for your fantasy draft in 2012?
Posted: Friday, April 30th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Carolina Panthers, Drew Brees, Dwayne Jarrett, Indianapolis Colts, Joseph Addai, Kenny Britt, Madden cover curse, Matt Moore, New Orleans Saints, Pat Tillman, Tennessee Titans
Saints QB Drew Brees is unmoved by the Madden cover curse. Does he know what he is doing?