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Curse of the Cornerback? Patriots Release Ras-I Dowling

Curse of the Bambino. Curse of the Billy Goat. Buffalo. The Madden Curse. Cleveland. SI Cover Jinx. Seattle. Steve Bartman. Cleveland again. There have been a number of famous curses in the realm of sports over the centuries (okay, maybe that only applies to the Cubs) (sorry, couldn’t resist). The New England Patriots could be […]

Podcast: Are You Ready for Some Madden ’12 Football?

It’s the beginning of September and that means a new edition of Madden is coming out! Today on the SoB podcast I had Steven Gibbons, one of the writer’s of the official strategy guide of Madden 12 and of Madden Bible on. We discuss a plethora of topics and Gibbs gives us some invaluable secrets. You can […]

Did Chad Ochocinco Trade Himself To The Patriots In Madden?

Chad Ochocinco and Bill Belichick have long had a fondness for one another, and there have been whispers that the enigmatic Bengals wide receiver would welcome a trade to the Patriots. The Patriots could use a veteran deep threat that isn’t quite as crazy as Randy Moss, so it appears there could be a match. […]

Coming Up Short: Woodhead Out of Running for Madden ’12 Cover

It would have been a supersized upset if New England Patriots runningback Danny Woodhead could have beaten out Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in the “Madden ’12” cover vote. Unfortunately, the mountain was too high to climb for Woodhead. Rodgers earned 56% of the voting, thus eliminating the Pats RB from the competition. The pint-sized Patriot […]

Madden ’11: Patriots Win Super Bowl in ESPN Simulation

For years, EA’s Madden football video game series has been ruining careers of many prolific NFL players. SoB’s Pete chronicled the pitfalls for every Madden cover athlete from 1999 (Garrison Hearst) to 2008 (Brett Favre), and added extra analysis for 2009’s cover boys (Larry Fitzgerald and Troy Polamalu). We all know the Madden Curse affects […]