Did anyone see this coming?
Cleveland Browns RB Peyton Hillis has upset Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers to advance to the finals of the Madden 2012 Cover against Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick.
Vick easily defeated Vikings RB Adrian Peterson to reach the finals.
As for the New York Jets, QB Mark Sanchez, after beating Miami Dolphins LT Jake Long in Week 1, was beaten 61% to 39% by New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees.
EA Sports announced this year that the Athlete to appear on the famed Madden cover will be chosen by fans.
The finals will last from April 18th to April 26th, 2011.
Peter Moore, President of EA Sports, says that PETA has written letters to the company urging them to remove Vick from the bracket. Moore denied the request saying “We believe that Michael Vick, as the runner-up in MVP for the league and the comeback player of the year, deserved his slot.”