It’s down to two choices for the cover of Madden NFL 12, Michael Vick vs. Peyton Hillis. Brr?? Yep Peyton Hillis actually beat Aaron Rodgers and it wasn’t even close. Vick on the other hand still easily beat Adrian Peterson but it was one of his closest matchups to date. Up until this last round, Vick has beaten his opponents by an average of 30%.
- No. 10 seed Peyton Hillis (RB, Browns) upsetting No. 1 seed Aaron Rodgers (QB, Packers), 61% vs. 39%
- No. 3 seed Michael Vick (QB, Eagles) advancing over No. 9 seed Adrian Peterson (RB, Vikings), 59% vs. 41%
Hillis has continued to surprise us by taking down such big names as Ray Rice, Matt Ryan and most recently Aaron Rodgers.The final round of voting is now open and fans can make their selection at www.ESPN.com/MaddenVote to determine if Hillis or Vick will become the next Madden NFL cover athlete. The winner will be unveiled on Wednesday, April 27th at 4pm Eastern and fans can tune in to ESPN’s “SportsNation” for the Madden NFL 12 cover athlete announcement.
Madden NFL 12 launches on August 30.