NFL legend Barry Sanders took the stage at the NFL Draft to announce the Detroit Lions number 10 overall selection, but he also revealed the Madden 15 cover vote competition has begun.
The competition includes 16 current NFL stars in a bracket-style contest. Fans can place their vote once a day at ESPN.com/maddenvote and debate matchups on Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #MaddenCover. Results will be unveiled each week on Thursday’s 4 p.m. ET edition of NFL Live on ESPN.
EA Sports and ESPN will reveal the Madden NFL 15 cover athlete at the LA Live Plaza live during the 6 p.m. Sportscenter on June 6.
The matchups for the Madden cover vote competition include:
Cover vote competitions are pretty much the standard for sports games these days, so it’s not surprising to see a Madden 15 cover vote contest. EA Sports added some flair to the competition by having former superstar runningback Barry Sanders announce it during the NFL Draft.