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EA Sports revealed the cover athlete for Madden 21

Lamar Jackson becomes the first Baltimore Ravens star on the cover since Ray Lewis in 2005

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Madden NFL 13 was released by EA Sports in August.

Madden NFL 13 was released by EA Sports in August 2012. Now in 2021, Lamar Jackson becomes the first Baltimore Ravens star on the cover of Madden NFL 21 since Ray Lewis in 2005

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Lamar Jackson has gone from league MVP to “Madden 21” cover athlete in only a few short months.

What’s happening:

  • EA Sports revealed Jackson to be the “Madden 21”cover athlete, joining the high-ranking list of players who have graced the cover of the annual football video game.
  • Jackson becomes the first Baltimore Ravens star to be on the cover since Ray Lewis accomplished the same feat in 2005, according to Sports Illustrated.
  • Jackson told Sports Illustrated that he couldn’t believe he was selected for the cover.
  • Ahh man! It’s another one I can put in the man cave. When I get my own copy of it, I am going to sign it myself and put it up. That’s how dedicated I am (laughs). I grew up playing Madden and owned every copy I could get my hands on, so to be on the cover of Madden NFL 21 is a dream come true. I don’t even remember where I was when I first learned that I will be on the cover. I was like you are lying to me. The guys at EA Sports was like ‘oh this is for real’, and I couldn’t believe it. It was a dream come true.”

New ‘Madden’ trailer, too

  • EA Sports released a new trailer for the upcoming game, which shows off many of the gameplay aspects for“Madden 21.”
  • The game is available for preorder.