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MikeGangGree... Icon : (16 September 2016 - 10:09 AM) good
MikeGangGree... Icon : (16 September 2016 - 10:09 AM) Best day of the week is the day after a Jets Win!
Jetsfan115 Icon : (16 September 2016 - 10:12 AM) Rob you think the offense started off ugly? we scored on our first 4 drives, and controlled the ball 80% of the time the first half. We didn't even punt until the 2nd half
ROBJETS Icon : (16 September 2016 - 10:21 AM) I meant the hits on Fitz at on the first Drive or two with the fumbles and almost fumbles....The Tom Brady rule where balls that used to be fumbles are incomplete. We recovered the ball on all but one but it was ruled incomplete
ROBJETS Icon : (16 September 2016 - 10:26 AM) The offensive line stepped off after Hughes got hurt for however long he was out. I don't blame J. Marsh for that fumble because that was just a hell of a play. Imo Fitz had a career best game even with only 1 td passing. Never seen him so accurate. So yeah when I meant ugly I meant dline penetration and the 1st two drives ending up in fieldgoals
ROBJETS Icon : (16 September 2016 - 10:30 AM) But 31 points given up passing by the defense passing was bad. It wasn't just 2 long bombs and that defensive touchdown leading to 21 points. 3q1 against a bad team was terrible for the defense. Without the offense putting up 37 the Jets,would have lost so yeah I consider it an ugly start on both ends
ROBJETS Icon : (16 September 2016 - 10:32 AM) I'm glad like everyone else that the Jets won. Especially with getting with by the Bills multiple times it was nice revenge.
ROBJETS Icon : (16 September 2016 - 10:34 AM) Just saying that the Bills look like a bad team this year and the Jets have to face a lot of teams that are probably playoff bound again so yes there is a lot of concern
Jetsfan115 Icon : (16 September 2016 - 11:39 AM) fitz look good and lets not forget the 50+ yarder to decker that was called back on a BS holding penalty. plus if you rewatch it, the jets d-line was getting held like crazy and never got calls. I seen McLendon, williams, and wilk all complaining about it
azjetfan Icon : (16 September 2016 - 12:32 PM) I think the game plan for the D was to keep Taylor in the pocker
azjetfan Icon : (16 September 2016 - 12:33 PM) They didn't want him running around when they only rushed 3-4 guts
Jetsfan115 Icon : (16 September 2016 - 12:37 PM) bills fired their OC today after the loss yesterday lol
Jetsfan115 Icon : (16 September 2016 - 12:38 PM) yeah we didn't really rush, we just tried to keep contain on the outside and collapse the middle
Jetsfan115 Icon : (16 September 2016 - 12:38 PM) on the salas TD, one of our LBers went for the sack and broke contain and pryor got away and made the play
Jetsfan115 Icon : (16 September 2016 - 12:39 PM) when we did rush which was rare, we had a spy
ROBJETS Icon : (16 September 2016 - 11:11 PM) As far as the Bills firing the oc I'm not sure I agree with it with Watkins having major foot problem with a steel rod in his surgically repaired foot but I dont follow the Bills so cant really say. I do think they need to get rid of Rob Ryan though. He had a decent year with the Browns then was terrible with the Cowboys and Saints. He isn't half the DC that Rex is. I still think Rex can be a good head coach withe the right coaches and roster but Rob Ryan isn't the answer. But if Rex wants to ruin his chance of staying a head coach by keeping his brother on the coaching staff like he ruined his head coaching job keeping Sanchez as a starter then that's his stupidity
ganggreen2003 Icon : (17 September 2016 - 12:20 AM) The A Football Life of Curtis Martin is a MUST WATCH!!!!
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (17 September 2016 - 02:03 PM) They got rid of their OC after their defense was ripped apart
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:03 PM) Well hell that makes even less sense. The defense gets ripped apart so let's get rid of the oc instead of the dc.they didn't have much of a run game but a lot of passes yards. If they wanted to blame anyone for nearly 40 points against them it was their defense. But guess Rex used the ocean as the scale goat instead of his brother
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:04 PM) Oc not ocean. Damn Auto correct on phone
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:04 PM) And scape goatee
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:05 PM) Lol still can't get it right
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:13 PM) Not sure about anyone else but I'm extremely interested in the 49r/ Panther game at 1pm. Just want to see if the 49rs are actually good this year or if the Rams have become one of the worst teams in the league this year
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:16 PM) If the Rams have regressed that much then all the Todd Gurley owners in fantasy will likely have low points from him all year. Might even be worth trying to trade him early if they look just as bad this week before his stock drops
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:26 PM) I drafted him last year and also had David Johnson, Chris Johnson, Roetlesburger, Romo, Palmer, Barnage,, .....my whole team was stacked with starters. Entire team wasc stacked with starters. Even bench. Made tge Superbowl but did have a rough start at behinning of season when Romo and Roethlisberger wentvdown at the start of season also lost amazing starting rb and wr all within the 1st 4 games but worked the waivers really well..shut out until garbage time by a team that was terrible last year
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:28 PM) Last part meant Rams were shut out entire game even in garbage time against 49r backups
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:29 PM) Sorry about typos. Hard to type on small phone screen
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 September 2016 - 06:00 PM) This is why I'm glad Rex is gone. Fire the OC after the D gives up 500 yards??
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 September 2016 - 06:01 PM) UPDATE THE UPDATE!!!!
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 06:25 PM) Yep Rex isn't a bad coach but he needs to have all player and coach decisions as far as firing and hiring taken out of his hands. His problem is he doesn't know to separate the job from loyalty to players and is unable to let underperforming players go
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 06:27 PM) He was great as a DC because he wasn't in charge of roster and firing decisions. He will never make it as a good head coach until he can get rid of loyalty and run a team like any boss runs a business.
azjetfan Icon : (17 September 2016 - 07:16 PM) I loved Rex as a person. But he is severely handicapped in his skill set as a HC. He has not adapted and will not adapt. That's why he isn't here and will be fired from Buffalo.
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:05 AM) It's all guessing and I will like likely stick with my two starters that are injured and playing but D.Thomas looks like he is still in a lot of pain and Stewart is still in the locker room getting ankle treatment so both could be on a snap count
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:06 AM) I have good wr's on bench and good rb's on bench but they have bad matchups. Do t trust Diggs against Greenbay or Doug Martin against Arizona both on bench
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:08 AM) If I made changes I have Crabtree for Oakland Aagainst Atlanta and Abdullah for Detroit against 49rs as my two options I would choose if I made any changes
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:10 AM) Actually have it backwards with my running back teams
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:12 AM) Detroit vs Titans who I believe has a legit defense. Panthers have a better team but the ankle for Stewart and both the Titans and 49rs are ranked #1 against the run. Not a believer in the 49rs defensesthough
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:13 AM) Believe the Rams oline just sucks
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:15 AM) Abdullah splits carries but he did get 17 last week and also catches a lot of passes and has a better qb so could exploit the Titans still
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:16 AM) Will most likely do my own thing anyway just looking for input from those that actually study in fantasy if anyone feels like offering their opinions. If not it's cool too. Thanks
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:18 AM) If not for the injuries to the two players I'd keep them in for sure but all it takes for Thomas is a hit to the hip and a tackle by the ankle for Stewart if they aren't on a snap count already or if pain doesn't get to them.
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 12:45 PM) Well looks like leaving in Stewart was,a,bad move in locker room
MikeGangGree... Icon : (18 September 2016 - 04:54 PM) Good news! Dolphins suck
santana Icon : (19 September 2016 - 08:08 AM) Thanks professor
Jetsfan115 Icon : (23 September 2016 - 03:55 PM) updated roster. FB howsare released, TE bowman added to roster
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Posted 01 May 2007 - 09:42 PM

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Hey guys I'm looking to pick up a new system. should I go with ps3 or the Wii? And why?


ps3 doubles as an entertainment system... its expensive but fully HD and has the blue ray. Wii is a toy, very entertaining my little cousins love it but if u are into pure gameplay. Like ur a madden nut and need full control then go with a 360 or ps3.
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Posted 01 May 2007 - 11:48 PM

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Hey guys I'm looking to pick up a new system. should I go with ps3 or the Wii? And why?


the Xbox360 is the way to go. without a doubt.
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Posted 02 May 2007 - 12:06 AM

360 sounds good about now. id grab an elite when its out... i wouldnt want mine dieing on me. ps3 is tempting with the blueray...id love to see madden 08/blueray on my sony sxrd wega .. ughh decisionsss
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Posted 02 May 2007 - 03:44 AM

Honestly I'm a 360 owner and I would never tell anyone to get a 360. Reason being is I'm on my 2nd unit as of right now. The systems are unreliable. Too many friends and people I know have either gotten new systems or have had theirs in for repairs. Theirs too many problems that arise with the 360. Although I own and love the system I would never tell anyone to get it because the system has problems.

As for the Wii... If you like to get a workout while playing games then go ahead and get this system. Honestly I'm not going to comment on it very much because I simply don't know. You have to get used to the way the controllers are set up and a bunch of other shit. If you're looking to convert away from the ordinary gaming and want to get into something different then get the wii.

If I were you and a 1st time buyer I'd get the ps3.. Ps3's never break down and are reliable where as the 360 is horrible and the Wii is nothing special. Yea it;s nice to have fun with homies and stuff but if you want a good reliable,solid,good system to play then get the ps3
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Posted 02 May 2007 - 05:06 PM

Im pretty experienced in leagues myself. (5 Super Bowl Apperances, 1 SB Victory) I still play for fun and im still pretty good, but I have not played a league game in over a year and a half so I may be rusty. I play on the Sony Format with the Alias Merenguito. Ive never been a fan of the XBOX format.
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Posted 03 May 2007 - 01:33 PM

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Hey guys I'm looking to pick up a new system. should I go with ps3 or the Wii? And why?

Nah man on the Wii you don't have to move around or anything. It is just a flick of the wrist. Madden on the Wii is the best I have ever played. I haven't played Madden on the PS3 so I don't know about that.
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Posted 03 May 2007 - 07:54 PM

madden on the wii is if you want to have fun, if your competitive go for the 360, its what the madden challenge and most tournaments are held on
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Posted 03 May 2007 - 08:53 PM

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Posted 03 May 2007 - 08:58 PM

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madden on the wii is if you want to have fun, if your competitive go for the 360, its what the madden challenge and most tournaments are held on

You can still play commpetive on the Wii. In Madden 08 it is gonna be online and you can also play with your boys.
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Posted 05 May 2007 - 10:26 AM

I went to ebgames, gamestop and two other video game places this week and they all said that PS3's are starting to come back in with problems, like breaking down etc. They also said that alot more people are trying to trade them in.

They all recommended this new 360 (elite I think?) that comes with a 120 g hard drive that just came out. Do any of you guys have that one?
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Posted 07 May 2007 - 08:31 PM

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Honestly I'm a 360 owner and I would never tell anyone to get a 360. Reason being is I'm on my 2nd unit as of right now. The systems are unreliable. Too many friends and people I know have either gotten new systems or have had theirs in for repairs. Theirs too many problems that arise with the 360. Although I own and love the system I would never tell anyone to get it because the system has problems.

As for the Wii... If you like to get a workout while playing games then go ahead and get this system. Honestly I'm not going to comment on it very much because I simply don't know. You have to get used to the way the controllers are set up and a bunch of other shit. If you're looking to convert away from the ordinary gaming and want to get into something different then get the wii.

If I were you and a 1st time buyer I'd get the ps3.. Ps3's never break down and are reliable where as the 360 is horrible and the Wii is nothing special. Yea it;s nice to have fun with homies and stuff but if you want a good reliable,solid,good system to play then get the ps3

No true. The PS3 is horrible, it breaks down more then any of the other systems. The Wii is the best built system I think, I played it over my friends house, it was pretty fun. I never had a problem with my 360 yet, (knock on wood)
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Posted 07 May 2007 - 08:33 PM

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I went to ebgames, gamestop and two other video game places this week and they all said that PS3's are starting to come back in with problems, like breaking down etc. They also said that alot more people are trying to trade them in.

They all recommended this new 360 (elite I think?) that comes with a 120 g hard drive that just came out. Do any of you guys have that one?

I dont have a xbox elite, but my brother is getting one. They are sick, but defintly dont get a Ps3 its a waste of money. 360 or Wii is the way to go. I suggest 360, just because of xbox live. But wii is lots of fun too.
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Posted 07 May 2007 - 08:35 PM

I cant wait till Madden either. The Jets should be more fun to use this year with Thomas Jones, and the other players, especially with the updated ratings. Hopefully the gameplay makes a big jump, because it was absolutly horrible last year. You could not catch a WR or RB if they got a head of you, the Defense had no recovery speed at all.
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Posted 07 May 2007 - 08:49 PM

Dude, I just listen to that interview, now I am really pumped to get the game!! It sounds so sick!! It seems like they really understand that they needed to improve the gameplay and get it more realistic. I like the idea of a CB like Champ Bailey going to shut down a bad WR. I like the elite players thing, that sounds cool. Because its a fact, a bad WR isnt going to beat Bailey, he is shut down, so its unrealistic in the video game when you have him and Bailey gets torched. I also like the gang tackleing and pushing the pile. The way he was describing it, he made it sound a lot more realistic and that they are really improving the gameplay and also making their moves more realistic, so instead of them running like idiots in last years madden they will actually look realistic while running. Also its nice that they are adding all the gamemodes back into madden. I am defintly buying the 360 one this year, because they are putting all their effort into that one this year, its going to be sick!!
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Posted 08 May 2007 - 02:09 AM

yeah no doubt man i hope it lives up to all the features described. deff going to make some moves on a ps3 or 360 just for this game. time will tell which one i pick.
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Posted 14 May 2007 - 10:14 AM

Go with the XBox 360.. it's more bang for your buck. plus, the XBox Live experience is the best online gaming format there is. More games, and developers are learning more and more about the console and what they can do with it. Games are going to continue to get better.

I played PS3 for the first time this past weekend, and wasn't impressed. I only played Virtua Fighter, but it was nothing that made me feel like I had to play again. The movies that are out on Blu-Ray really aren't all that impressive. We put on a Blu-Ray version of "Gone in 60 Seconds" on a 42" Panasonic Plasma TV and switched back and forth between that and a regular version of the same movie playing off the XBox 360 (through HDMI ports), and to be honest, it didn't look much better than the regular DVD. Some of the colors were definitely more vivid, but I think we could've gotten similar picture quality if we messed with the TV's color and sharpness settings. There's a definite improvement in clarity, but it's nothing so substantial that makes you say that you've got to have it.

The PS3 is as expensive as it is now because of its blu-ray capabilities. Blu-Ray is going to fail. Not this year, probably not next year, but eventually the format will fade away just as Sony's UMD's did for the PSP.
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Posted 15 May 2007 - 03:48 PM

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If you beat me I'll send you my 360. Basically it will never happen. I play money games in my spare time son. You best have you're game up before you holla at me! Hahahahaha.. No seriously though I'm not kidding!

I'll be adding you soon enough!!! GET YO GAME UP. Im going to make a sig and I'm going to put all of my prey in it. I'm going to own this whole board and I'm going to brag about it after I'm done. LMAO!!

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Posted 18 May 2007 - 07:54 PM

New article on ign for the 360. http://sports.ign.co...9/789781p1.html

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ive Things You Need to Know about Madden 08
We get our hands on the new game. Weapons, Owner mode, Superstar and more.
by Jon Robinson

May 18, 2007 - The Bengals have weapons!

In most cases those words are followed by flashing lights and sirens. In Madden 08, those weapons make them one of the most dangerous teams in the game (and not just on the streets).

You see, Madden 08 is about superstars. It's about what weapons (skills) separate Chad Johnson from Ashlie Lelie at wide receiver. It's about being able to recognize the abilities of the best players on the field and taking advantage of match-ups.

It's about seeing Ocho Cinco lining up against a rookie corner and crossing another name off of his list.

That's what having weapons is all about and it's one of the cool new wrinkles in EA's playbook.

But there's a lot more you need to know about weapons, not to mention owner mode and the twitch controls, so here's my list of the five biggest things that stick out in my mind after a night of playing 08.

1. Dog Fighting is not a Weapon

Peyton Manning's mind is a weapon. The man watches so much film, when he walks to the line of scrimmage and starts doing the hand jive to receivers, sure, some of it is a bluff, but other times he can immediately read the defense's coverage scheme, make the split-second adjustment, and send Marvin Harrison deep for a game-changing play. In real life, that's called Super Bowl MVP. In Madden, the term is Smart Quarterback and it's 1 of 24 superstar abilities in the game. Here's how it works: There is an icon under Manning as he lines up (in fact, anyone who has a special weapon ability has an icon that looks similar to NBA Live's Superstar icons). When you start the game, Manning's icon is gray. The more the defense calls the same plays throughout the game, the more Manning's icon turns to gold. When the icon is completely gold, the guy controlling the offense can hold down the right trigger + LB to reveal the play art of the defense. This is where it becomes a chess match as the offense can quickly hike the ball knowing where to exploit the D or call a hot route or audible if they don't like the match-ups, but at the same time, with defensive hot routes back in the game, the defense can also make adjustments to what the offense is doing. And just like Manning does in real life, you never know who's bluffing and it makes for some great moments of trying to outthink your opponent (while at the same time talking junk to your opponent about how his mom looks like one of Ron Mexico's pitbulls, of course).

But Peyton Manning isn't the only smart player on the field. Guys like Ray Lewis and John Lynch are leaders out there on defense and have been designated as Smart Linebacker and Smart Safety. If you have a guy like this on your team and the offense keeps calling the same plays, their meters will turn to gold as well and you'll be able to see what the offense is about to do (everything is revealed but the wide receiver play art).

There are Possession Receivers who will make catches in traffic with the tap of Y. Shutdown Corners like Champ who will run stride-for-stride with the best in the game in man coverage (even if there are no guarantees in zone), and Spectacular Catch receivers like Randy Moss (who is always motivated in Madden, making the Patriots ridiculous in this game), who have their own set of animations when it comes to wowing the crowd with their big-play ability.



And the cool thing is, for every weapon, there is a counter. For power backs who use the Truck Stick, defenders can use Hit Stick 2.0 to tap down on the right stick and take out their legs. For players like Brett Favre who have a "Cannon Arm", sure he can throw the farthest and with the most velocity, but he is also more likely to overthrow his receivers. Guys like Laurence Maroney carry a wicked "Stiff Arm" as their weapon, but are prone to the defensive strip at the same time.

The complete list of weapons includes:

# Cannon Arm
# Hands
# Spectacular Catch
# Power Back
# Press Coverage
# Pass Blocker
# Finesse Move Defensive Lineman
# Route Running
# Power Move Defensive Lineman
# Possession Receiver
# Shutdown Corner
# Smart Quarterback
# Stiff Arm Ball Carrier
# Smart Safety
# Speed
# Smart Corner
# Smart Linebacker
# Big Foot Kicker
# Accurate Kicker
# Elusive Back
# Big Hitter
# Accurate Quarterback
# Brick Wall Defender
# Crushing Run Blocker

Players also have the ability to play with more than one weapon. For example, Ray Lewis is a Brick Wall Defender, a Smart Linebacker, and a Big Hitter. You will also be able to train players throughout your franchise and give them additional weapons by bumping their ratings up, earning new animations for that player with their new abilities.

2. The Next Jerry Jones

A couple of years ago I lucked into a ticket to the Leigh Steinberg party during Super Bowl week. Players like Shaun Alexander are roaming around eating crab while the rich and famous talk about yachts, golf clubs, and private planes (or whatever rich folk discuss at these types of events). Anyway, the drink of the night is Remy Red and champagne, and as I sip and try to act cool, Jerry Jones and his wife walk by. My friend Vick wants to go talk to Jones and drags me with him. He walks up all Iceberg Slim smooth and says "Jerry, I have someone I'd like you to meet." Jones smiles at Vick and I could tell his brain was working overtime trying to figure out who the hell he was, but Jones is all gracious acting like they're old friends. Vick blows me up, "This is Jon Robinson, Editor-in-Chief of IGN Sports, this is the guy you need to know." Jones sticks out his glass and clinks mine, then his wife does the same. "Pleasure to meet you," he says, then starts asking me about IGN. We probably talked for ten minutes about a variety of random stuff, then after a quick joke, I remembered George Costanza always wanting to leave the room on a high note (yes, everything I do is based off pop culture), clinked his glass and walked away like I owned the place.

Ever sine then, when something big goes down, my wife likes to buy Remy Red and champagne to celebrate.

Why do I bring this up, you ask?

Owner mode is back in Madden! According to producer David Ortiz, not only will Owner mode be in Madden for the 360 and PS3, it will include everything that was in the PS2 version and more. We don't have too much info other than that, but the fact that this mode is now confirmed makes me want to break out the Remy Red.



3. How Come My Campus Legend Never Got a House for his Family?

The more games work together, the happier I am. That's why I was ecstatic to learn that you can take the player you build in Campus Legend mode in NCAA Football 08 and transfer him over to Superstar mode in Madden. That means all of your hard work building up a player doesn't have to end after four Heismans. You can enter the draft like every other hot shot and see if your player turns out to be the next Peyton Manning or Ryan Leaf.

If you're not into creating players, you can actually play through Superstar mode this year as one of the impact rookies. EA wouldn't specifically say how many rounds deep you can go picking a player, but if you always wanted to be just like Adrian Peterson, now's your chance to see what it's like to run behind that Minnesota line.

The guys at EA Sports also guaranteed that the camera angles for all positions have been improved to make the mode more playable, no matter if you want to be Calvin Johnson or JaMarcus Russell, and there is also an addition of something called The Super Sim where you can simulate through a game and jump in to play as your character when you need to make that first down run or sack the QB on third down.

4. There's No Such Thing as a Polygonal Blood Diamond

Flip on the game and first thing you notice is the new trophy room presentation. Clips of your favorite team are being shown on a giant Jumbotron thanks to NFL Films, and as you scroll around the room, you will see all of your trophies and accomplishments, from the time you ran for 200 yards in a game, to the game where you passed for over 400. The more trophies you earn, the cooler your room looks, not to mention the fact that you will now be able to bet trophies head-to-head and online.

But that's not all. The room also has a special showcase section for rings. Think of it as an extension of the Madden Gamer Level from last year. The more you accomplish in Madden, the more your ring starts to fill out. There are 5 rings total you can pimp out, with the first couple your basic gold, but as you work your way through the game, you'll be adding diamonds, even your team logo if you win the Super Bowl in franchise. It's a visual representation of your skill level, and you'll take that ring with you when you play online so people can instantly recognize the bling of a Madden vet or the iceless gold of a newbie.
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5. The Twitch is Back

The more I played Madden yesterday, the more I was blown away, not just by the flashing eye candy of graphics and animations and gang tackles and 60 frames-per-second, but by the amazing responsiveness of the controls. From spins to stiff arms to jukes to the way you work your receiver back to the ball then sidestep defenders and take it to the house, David Ortiz calls 08 "the most responsive Madden ever" and I have to agree. This is going to be the game where your skills on the stick are the difference between a 5-yard gain and high-stepping 50 yards for the score.

The way the animations branch from one move to the next, the ability for runners like L.T. to bounce off a tackle, stiff arm the safety and maintain his balance as he shows everyone why he's the MVP are just so fluid, so smooth at this point, it's amazing to think that the Madden team still has 5 weeks to fine-tune and polish the product before they get ready to ship.



Looks like the competition from 2K Sports really does bring out the big guns (and in this case, weapons) from EA.



And as always, when there's competition, it's the gamers who benefit most.

From what I've played, we could be talking about one of the best Madden experiences in years.
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Also if you click on the link I posted at the top of my post you can scroll down to the bottom and watch a game play trailer.
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Posted 27 May 2007 - 08:19 PM

This is what we can look forward to out of Darrelle in Madden:

These are Deanglo Hall's numbers

82 overall
98 speed
93 jump
60aware
96agi
95acc
44 tackle


He should be alot Similar to him in 08
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