First Round Of Madden Cover Vote Draws Record 21 Million Votes
The first round of the "Madden NFL 25 Cover Vote" drew 21 million votes, exceeding total voting for all rounds of last year's iteration. This year's vote includes active and former players, and Barry Sanders secured the largest margin of victory in the first round, claiming 95% of the votes against Ron Rivera. Adrian Peterson received 94% of the votes against Carson Palmer. Joe Montana led all classic players with 640,000 votes, and his matchup against Jake Delhomme led the first round with 700,000 total votes. Voting for round two is open and continues through Wednesday (EA Sports).