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Drew Brees

You've Been Cursed!

4/22/2010 11:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Hopefully, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was enjoying his last moments of free will yesterday -- 'cause he's about to become a slave to the most evil hex of all time ... the "Madden Curse."

As Brees arrived in New York yesterday, the Super Bowl hero told us that getting another NFL championship is "always the plan." But his plan seems unrealistic now -- because later today, Drew will be announced as the Madden 11 cover boy.

0422_madden_250If you're unfamiliar with the Madden legend ... horrible things always happen to the players who make the cover of the video game. Just ask Troy Polamalu ...the Madden 10 cover boy who sustained a devastating knee injury in week 1 last year.

Other victims include Marshall Faulk, Ray Lewis, Vince Young, Shaun Alexander ... and of course Michael Vick.

Good thing Saints fans don't believe in superstitions ...

UPDATE: Brees has already weighed in on the curse, saying "Destiny is more powerful than a curse. Whatever is meant to be will happen. Faith."

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shoots atleast he got his ring first!
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1606 days ago


For the record your all idiots, No Ray lewis did not have a good season, though it didn't happen till week 15 he did sustain an injury, not to mention the fact he went the entire season that year without an interception. As for Brett Favre the year after he went on to play for the jets who missed the playoffs and the last five games he was suffering from a bicep injury and the last 5 games threw just 2 TDs and 9 INTs. I'm not one for believing in curses but it all adds up folks. Take it in. How bout one of you name someone who had a good season after being on the cover, and not one of these idiots I've already proved wrong.

1506 days ago

cathy smiyh    

i thought that maddam Cinnamon Black tookoff the curse

1489 days ago


Hey there is even a website dedicated to the madden curse! http://www.themaddencurse.com/

1479 days ago


it doesn't matter if injuries occurred the same year or not, there IS a curse and its only a matter of time. good luck Brees.

1468 days ago
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