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History of Madden

Madden NFL 2004

Michael Vick was a sensation in the NFL as a quarterback who could run with the ball.

Madden NFL 2004's developers were aware Vick could imbalance the game, so they gave him a terrible fumble rating.

It didn't work; Vick became arguably the greatest athlete in video game history.