Midway through the month of July, EA Sports began to release ratings for “Madden NFL 21,” starting with the “99 Club.”
Ahead of a big shift in gaming towards next-gen consoles like the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X, EA Sports put out their first trailer of what fans can expect when Madden NFL 21 hits stores in August.
Despite all of the question marks surrounding the upcoming NFL season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 NFL Draft came and went at the end of April, albeit in a completely-virtual setting.
As the NBA and NHL look at potential options for resuming their respective seasons this summer, they may see the NFL’s draft broadcast as a spark for some creativity.
While there are obvious accessibility issues as it relates to interviews and meetings with teams for the 2020 NFL Draft class due to COVID-19, it may turn out to be one of the best years to be a quarterback entering the league.
It may seem small, and many will argue that the quality of a product that shows up on Twitter or Instagram won’t translate to the product on the field. But, it adds up in areas where many may not remember to look, specifically as it relates to recruiting.
While some fans are looking to find the perfect gift from Santa under their tree, NFL teams are hoping for a few non-material gifts to fall into their lap ahead of the playoffs: a playoff spot, a high draft pick, a first-round bye.