Barry Sanders retired long before the video game age really kicked off. Sure we had Super Nintendo,Sega and a couple other gaming systems vying for the attention of youngsters. But the way athletes are used in the world of gaming has changed since then. Which is why seeing Barry Sanders on the cover of Madden 25 is so sweet. Not only is he one of, if not, the greatest of all time. But Barry's career ended before t really got started. I still like to think if he'd stayed around he would have smashed so many rushing records that every running back for the next 25 years would still be chasing his stats. Sanders beat out NFL MVP Adrian Peterson for the cover with 58% of the 700,000 plus people who voted in the head to head match up. Over 40 million people voted total through out the competition.

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