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    Ranking 22 "Madden NFL" Covers In Honor Of The Madden 22 Reveal

    Including the Madden 22 cover featuring Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes.

    Over the years, the Madden cover announcement has been looked at as everything from an honor to a curse.

    Convention unveiling Madden 11 cover

    Check out this year's reveal for Madden NFL 22:

    Brady. Mahomes. 🐐🐐 The @EAMaddenNFL cover is here! πŸ”₯ #Madden22

    ESPN

    With the latest release now public, here's a ranking of the best covers since Eddie George debuted as the first athlete to grace the cover in 2000:

    22. Madden NFL 22 (Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes)

    Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes sitting on a bench

    21. Madden NFL 25: 1989–2014 (Barry Sanders)

    Barry Sanders in a Detroit Lions uniform and carrying a football

    20. Madden NFL 18 (Tom Brady)

    Tom Brady in New England Patriots jersey

    This is the "G.O.A.T. Edition" from the same year, and look how much better it looks:

    Tom Brady screaming in a New England Patriots uniform

    19. Madden NFL 21 (Lamar Jackson)

    Lamar Jackson in a Baltimore Ravens uniform holding a football

    18. Madden NFL 20 (Patrick Mahomes)

    Patrick Mahomes in a Kansas City Chiefs uniform

    17. Madden NFL 19 (Antonio Brown)

    Antonio Brown yelling in a Pittsburgh Steelers uniform

    16. Madden NFL 07 (Shaun Alexander)

    Shaun Alexander in a Seattle Seahawks uniform running with a football

    15. Madden NFL 2002 (Dante Culpepper)

    Dante Culpepper in a Minnesota Vikings uniform throwing a football

    14. Madden NFL 2005 (Ray Lewis)

    Ray Lewis in a Baltimore Ravens uniform

    13. Madden NFL 08 (Vince Young)

    Vince Young in a Tennessee Titans jersey running with the football

    12. Madden NFL 13 (Calvin Johnson)

    Calvin Johnson in a Detroit Lions uniform with his hands raised to catch a football

    11. Madden NFL 2001 (Eddie George)

    Eddie George in a Tennessee Titans uniform running with a football and stiff arming

    10. Madden NFL 2003 (Marshall Faulk)

    Marshall Faulk in a St. Louis Rams uniform while running with a football

    9. Madden NFL 15 (Richard Sherman)

    Richard Sherman in a Seattle Seahawks uniform raising a gloved-hand

    8. Madden NFL 16 (Odell Beckham Jr.)

    Odell Beckham Jr. catching a football with one hand in a New York Giants uniform

    7. Madden NFL 09 (Brett Favre)

    Brett Favre with a football in a Green Bay Packers uniform

    6. Madden NFL 12 (Peyton Hillis)

    Peyton Hillis running with a football in a Cleveland Browns uniform

    5. Madden NFL 11 (Drew Brees)

    Drew Brees throwing a football in a New Orleans Saints uniform

    4. Madden NFL 06 (Donovan McNabb)

    Donovan McNabb throwing a football in a Philadelphia Eagles uniform

    3. Madden NFL 2004 (Michael Vick)

    Michael Vick running with football in an Atlanta Falcons uniform

    2. Madden NFL 17 (Rob Gronkowski)

    Rob Gronkowski spiking football in New England Patriots uniform

    1. Madden NFL 10 (Larry Fitzgerald and Troy Polamalu)

    Troy Polamalu and Larry Fitzgerald face-off on Madden cover

    Which is your favorite cover? Comment below!