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Guy Most People Have Never Heard Of Is In The Finals For Madden ’12 Cover

Cleveland Browns running back —

(already forgot his name, have to look it up)

— Peyton Ellis has upset Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in the semifinals and will face Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick (who beat Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson) in the finals to determine which NFLer will grace the much-coveted cover of this year’s version of Madden ’12. Woo-hoo. The winner will be announced on ESPN’s SportsNation program on April 27th but the opportunity to vote ends on April 25th, so mark your calendars.

You see, ladies and gentlemen, this is precisely why you cannot trust the voting public troglodytes who spend their time participating in lame popularity contests to get anything right. First it was Pia on American Idol, now this. Well, I guess all that is left to do is send out a congratulations to —

(had to look up guy’s name again)

— Peyton Ellis on the upset. You’ve come a long way, dude. From total obscurity to, um, relative obscurity. Which is quite a leap when you think about it.

Peyton Hillis upsets Aaron Rodgers in Madden voting [USA Today]