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Madden 17 cover featuring Rob Gronkowski will be a hard purchase for Dolphins fans

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To buy or not to buy, that is the question.

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We all play Madden. There are people who don't own a console who somehow play Madden. Annually, they sell somewhere around 8 quadragintillion copies of the game (yes, that's a real number...it has 40 zeroes - and it might not be exactly accurate). This year, the game will be a hard one for Miami Dolphins fans to pick up and carry to the counter. Why?

Rob Gronkowski is on the cover.

Via Polygon, the PS4 and XBox One covers look like:

There has to be some good hype images of the game to get people ready to buy it, right? Of course, that is unless you are a Dolphins fan. Again, from Polygon:

Here's the full trailer for the game:

Madden NFL 17 launches August 23 on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Maybe the Madden Curse will strike - not in the injure him horribly way, but in the he suddenly forgets how to play football way. Yeah, that's it.