Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is in the Final Four.
In the "Old School" division, Barry Sanders faces Jerry Rice.
Whoever survives the popularity contest will be featured on the planet's most popular football video game.
For retired players, it sounds great.
For current players, there is a Sports-Illustrated-cover-like curse to contend with.
According to the Pioneer Press, some suffered severe injuries after making the Madden cover, including 1999's Garrison Hearst and 2004's Michael Vick.
The game goes on sale Aug. 27.