The next cover athlete for Madden will be Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, EA announced this evening. Given that the Xbox Store leaked this news earlier today, the only real shock here is that he's wearing a shirt. Here's the cover:
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 12, 2016
As a Jets fan, I can only hope that Gronkowski winds up as successful as other Madden cover athletes, like Peyton Hillis.