Video games: Adrian Peterson cruises toward 'Madden 25' cover

Author:
Updated:
Original:

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is in the Final Four.

After trouncing Robert Griffin III in an ESPN/EA Sports online vote to see who will grace the cover of "Madden 25," AP now faces Houston's Arian Foster in the finals of the "New School" division.

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.

Next Up

3001 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota - August 2017

Owner closes JUUT in Uptown, cites 'escalating crime and violence'

JUUT is closed after 35 years at the Hennepin and Lake Street location.

Randy Dobnak

Michael Brantley, Astros pound Twins pitching in series finale

Randy Dobnak's six earned runs was part of a long afternoon.

Seimone Augustus

Lynx to retire jerseys of Seimone Augustus, Rebekkah Brunson next season

The former Lynx stars were a key piece of their four WNBA titles.

police tape, crime scene

Rushford police officer fires gun during report of a restraining order violation

The incident occurred on Highway 30 near the Rushford Municipal Airport.

lake water

18-year-old dies from drowning in Quarry Park

The incident is one of several drownings to occur in Minnesota in recent weeks.

Screen Shot 2021-06-13 at 8.28.44 AM

College pitcher from MN gets new prosthetic arm after his was stolen

A tough luck story turned out very positive for the Hawley native.

vaccine, covid

MN saw decline in routine child vaccinations amid pandemic

The CDC study looked at Minnesota and nine other states.

Related