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dear god please vote against Rodgers

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by ivo610, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. ivo610

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  2. Wood Chipper

    Wood Chipper Fantasy Football Guru

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    this is what happened last year too
     
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  4. realcaliforniacheese

    realcaliforniacheese A-Rods Boss

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    vote early and often.
     
  5. The Drew

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    Megatron FTW!!!
     
  6. SpartaChris

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    Sorry, but there is absolutely no correlation between a player being on the Madden cover and having a crappy year. Sometimes it happens, other times it doesn't. I seem to remember Drew Brees gracing the cover in 2010, and then making it through the whole season uninjured and leading the Saints to the playoffs. Larry Fitzgerald shared the cover with Troy Polamalu the year after and nothing happened to him, and Polamalu, for that matter, played in 14 out of 16 games.

    This whole idea of a player being cursed because they're on the cover of Madden is a joke.
     
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  7. Dan115

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    Why risk it.
     
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    Because some of us aren't superstitious, have at least a little statistical background, and live by the words "Correlation does not equal causation.
     
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  10. weebles

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    Drew Brees also lost his first game of the playoffs to... Seatlle. If that's not a curse, I don't know what is. :p
     
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  11. SpartaChris

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    Yeah, but sometimes **** happens. If they didn't lose to Seattle that weekend, they would have likely lost to Chicago the following weekend, and people would have blamed that on the curse, even though the reality is only one team can win the Super Bowl every year.
     
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    Actually, the correlation is rather obvious: many of the players that have appeared on the Madden cover have suffered injury/misfortune. I think you mean it's the causality that's suspect.

    I don't believe in curses but I respect them: Calvin Johnson for Madden '13 cover!
     
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  13. Dan115

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    I thought Peyton Hillis was on the cover last year.
     
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    Polamalu sprained his MCL in the season opener. he missed 4 games returned for 3 games and then tore his posterior cruciate ligament and was out for most of the season. Fitz hurt his ribs and missed the post season.

     
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    In 2009, the year Fitz and Polamalu were on the Madden cover, Fitzgerald played in all 16 games and in both games of the playoffs, including the game against us in the Wild Card round.

    http://www.nfl.com/teams/arizonacardinals/statistics?season=2009&team=ARI&seasonType=POST

    It's true Polamalu didn't have as good a season I originally thought, as I got his years mixed up, but that's also hardly the first time he didn't stay healthy for a full season. To blame it on a curse that doesn't exist is a stretch.
     
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    Madden 2009 Favre 2010 Madden Polamalu and Fitz.
     
  17. SpartaChris

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    Nope. Favre was on the cover of the 2008 version of Madden, the year he played with the Jets. Polamalu and Fitzgerlad were on the cover Madden 10, which came out in 2009.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madden_NFL#Madden_NFL_10

    Regardless, this isn't about Fitzgerald and Polamalu, it's about how the "Curse" doesn't exist as evidenced by the article I posted above.
     
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    Heh, ok.. You can believe it if you want. I'll be busy, you know, getting laid. :)
     
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  20. Lunchboxer

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    NOOOO Dont vote for Rodgers Just dont.

    If he is on the cover we will lose or worse N!ON!O!NO!NON!O!!NNNNNNNNOOOOOOOO NOOOOO! !N!ON!ON!ONO!NNOOOOO NOOO JUSTTT NOOOOOOOO NOONONONOOOOOOOOOO
     
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    The Madden Curse is the only one I believe in!!!

    Vote for MEGATRON! You can vote for Rodgers as much as you like at time
    the ProBowl ballots are open
     
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    The curse is real. I dont wanna take any chances with Rodgers getting hurt.

    If he goes down we are screwed royally.
     
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    Dang, kind of wish he won it last year now, just because Flynn was a good back up for the just in case the curse is real scenario
     
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    I wish Favre was still playing on some team so i could vote for him....
     
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