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Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Recap

How old is Ronde Barber.  I swear, this kid plays like a 22 year old, after I’m pretty sure he’s been in the league for 22 years (OK its only 16 years).  Barber had a key interception, sack and a vital stop of Cam Newton.  The Bucs defense was absolutely flying under new head coach Greg SchianoJosh Freeman controlled the ball well (not fantasy viable) throwing for 138 yards on 24 attempts, completing 16 of them.  Rookie running back Doug Martin lived up to expectations, he carried the ball 24 times for 95 yards. 

Calvin Johnson is your Cover Boy

EA Sports puts Calvin “Megatron” Johnson on the cover of Madden 2013.

The final two canidates as voted on by fans was Calvin Johnson and Cam Newton.  The voting was incredibly close with Megatron taking 52 % of the fan voting.

Previous Madden cover players have suffered from what has been deemed the Madden Curse.  Players have lost season due to health, both mental and physical.  Some made it through the year unscathed but would go on to have serious off the field issues and most recently last year Peyton Hillis had his least productive season of his career, upset an entire origination and was ran out of a city that desperately needed his play, and the list goes on..