Seattle Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman has won the Madden NFL 15 Cover Vote.
Sherman faced off against Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the finals and was revealed as the winner of the fan-voted cover in a special segment on SportsCenter.
The announcement was made on the heels of the release of the first official Madden NFL 15 gameplay video, which features reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year Luke Kuechly.
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“Richard Sherman is a fantastic cover athlete selection by the fans,” said Anthony Stevenson, VP of Global Marketing for EA SPORTS. “Defense is a big focus for Madden NFL 15, and Sherman is one of the brightest defensive stars in the NFL. He shares the same energy and passion for the game as our ‘legion’ of Madden fans.”
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Madden NFL 15 is developed in Orlando, Florida by EA Tiburon and will be available on August 26 in North America and on August 29 in the EU for Xbox One and the PlayStation 4.
A version of Madden NFL 15 will also release on Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3.
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