Madden 16 Cover Vote Down to Gronk and Odell Beckham Jr.

The winner will be announced tomorrow on SportsCenter.


Madden fans don't have much longer to wait to find out which athlete will grace the cover of Madden NFL 16. The cover vote is down to two finalists: New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and Odell Beckham Jr, the ridiculously talented wide receiver for the New York Giants.

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown were eliminated in the first round of voting.

If Gronk doesn't win the cover, maybe Activision will put him in the next Guitar Hero
If Gronk doesn't win the cover, maybe Activision will put him in the next Guitar Hero

You can cast your vote for Gronkowski or Beckham Jr. on ESPN starting tomorrow, May 13, at 9 AM EDT.

Voting closes at 5 PM PDT, and the winner will be revealed live on the 6 PM EDT edition of SportsCenter. Gronkowski and Beckham Jr. will make appearances on various ESPN shows throughout the day to make their case.

Given Gronkowski's exuberant lifestyle, we can only imagine how he'll attempt to rally fans to vote for him. Then again, superstitious Patriots fans--fearing the Madden Curse--may not want Gronkowski to take the cover. After all, with Tom Brady suspended for the first few games of the upcoming season, the team can't afford to lose Gronk, too.

Developed by EA Tiburon in Orlando, Florida, Madden NFL 16 will launch on August 25 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, as well as last-generation consoles like the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

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