RGIII Makes Elite 8 In Madden NFL 25 Cover Vote

10:36 AM, Apr 4, 2013   |    comments
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Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is one step closer to gracing the cover of Madden NFL 25.

Today ESPN SportsNation announced the third-round results of the Madden NFL 25 Cover Vote. RGIII beat Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice in order to advance to the quarterfinals making him one of the elite eight.

The quarterfinal matchups were also announced. Number 1 seed RGIII faces stern competition from number 2 seed Adrian Peterson for a place in the semifinal round. Meanwhile Arian Foster faces Russell Wilson.

The old school bracket pits Joe Montana against and Barry Sanders; and reignites the rivalry between Jerry Rice and Deion Sanders.

So far the campaign has garnered more than 35 million votes. Fans are currently able to visit www.ESPN.com/MaddenVote and vote today though April 10 on which athletes should advance to the semifinal round.

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