Anyone here who believes the curse is real should...be put on the cover. Morons.
Hearst 99 cover - missed two season due to injury during his season on the cover.
01 - Eddie George - after appearing on the cover never averaged more then 3.4 yards a carry.
02 - Culpepper - played in eleven turnover proned games before an injury ended his season.
03 - Marshall faulk - Ankle injury limited him to 11 games and his production decreased dramatically he never did reach 1000 yards again after the 02 season.
04 - Right after the release of madden cover boy Vick Broke his league and didn't play a game that season. We know his history now.
05 - Ray Lewis - Suffered an serious hand injury that need surgery after the season and for the only time in his career didn't have an INT.
06 - McNabb - suffered an sports hernia that ended his season.
07 - Alexander - had missed one start in previous 64 games, in the 06 season he missed 6 starts and failed to rush for a 1000 yards for first time in 6 seasons.
08 - Young -Had an injury that limited him and made him miss one game, also had a turnover prone season which ended up with him losing his starting job this past season.
09 - Farve - Lead the league in Interceptions and his team failed to make the playoff's after suffering a late season collapse.
So you say it isn't real, but everyone that has been on the cover since they started putting people on the cover have had something happen to them that season.