Last week, Madden NFL 25 announced an "Anniversary Edition" that at first didn't seem like it had much to offer. Then word started to circulate in an officially unofficial way that a promo code could be used to watch DirecTV's Sunday Ticket NFL broadcast on a PC, with or without signing up with the satellite provider.
Yesterday, EA Sports announced a $100 "Anniversary Edition" for Madden NFL 25 that will include a code offering buyers access to DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket—the channel that lets you watch any team outside of your local market—even if they aren't subscribers to the satellite TV service.
When I chided him for seeding Detroit's all-galaxy receiver Calvin Johnson at No. 6 in the Madden cover contest, Anthony Stevenson didn't back down. "OK, who is it seeded above him that you would replace?" he asked.
Indianapolis. St. Louis. Griffin. Flynn. Washington. Seattle. Smith. San Francisco. Denver. Tebow. And now, Madden.