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Ravens QB Lamar Jackson will be on Madden 2021 cover

“I’m not worried about a curse,” Jackson said Tuesday on a conference call. “Patrick Mahomes was on the front, so I want that curse.”

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson will be on the cover of the Madden 2021 video game.
Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson will be on the cover of the Madden 2021 video game.
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Even if you believe in largely debunked curses, the cover of the iconic Madden NFL video game is still a place of high prestige for the league’s signature stars.

The honor for the upcoming 2021 edition will go to Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, he confirmed Tuesday.

The 2020 Madden cover was graced by Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes, whose real-world season just concluded with a world championship and Super Bowl MVP award.

“I’m not worried about a curse,” Jackson said Tuesday on a conference call. “Patrick Mahomes was on the front, so I want that curse.”

EA Sports has not yet announced a release date for the Lamar Jackson version. The 2020 game came out last August.

Read more at usatoday.com