2010 NFL: Musings and Mutterings On Importance Of Madden 11 and Oakland Raiders

September 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I have recently played the new Madden quite extensively.  I can admit that I love the Madden games, although I discourage perceptions derived from Madden.
For instance, one writer on B/R once wrote that interceptions in the real game are circumstantial because the Madden defender will intercept a pass that looked like it was over his hands.
By the same idea, the receivers often make catches that a real player would not make.
Yet, many know about the Madden curse of being the player on the cover. 
I caution against deriving too much from Madden, but I cannot deny the fact that Madden has become an integral part of the culture around the NFL.
Musings and Mutterings:
I've been able to slice and dice defenses with the Raiders by effectively using audibles, despite the fact that Madden rates the Raiders at a platy 71 overall. 
I do so much so that Darrius Heyward-Bey once caught 230 yards and two touchdowns, while Chaz Schilens, ...

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