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Madden Bowl XVIII to be broadcast on Xbox Live

2012-02-01 14:15:00·  2 minute read   ·  Dale North@DaleNorth

Madden Bowl XVIII will be available to watch through the WatchESPN app and through ESPN on Xbox Live. This is a tourney that has NFL superstars hitting the virtual field with Madden NFL 12, and it kicks off tomorrow, Feb 2, at 9 p.m. EST. 

You can also have a chance at playing against a NFL pro on Xbox Live prior to Madden Bowl XVIII tomorrow, from 6-7 p.m. EST. To do this send a friend request to "NFLBaller2012," begin playing NFL 12 on Xbox 360 at 5:30 EST and start looking for a game invite. Cross them fingers.

Stick around for the live webcast of the post-show festivities, as The Roots and NAS will be performing live.

Hit the jump to see which NFL players will be participating in Madden Bowl XVIII.

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The Madden Bowl tournament will use a team-play format including two teams of NFL pros, a team of NFL legends, and a team of players eligible for the upcoming 2012 NFL Draft.  Competing iMadden NFL 12 on Xbox 360 using the 3-on-3 Online Team Play mode, each team member will control a set of skill players, including QB, RBs, and WRs on offense, and D-line, LBs, and CBs on defense.


Teams and players competing in Madden Bowl XVIII include (subject to change):


·         All-Madden Team: Arian Foster (RB, Houston Texans), Maurice Jones-Drew (RB, Jacksonville Jaguars), and Patrick Willis (LB, San Francisco 49ers)

·         Madden Legends Team: Barry Sanders (Pro Football Hall of Fame), Deion Sanders (Pro Football Hall of Fame) and Warren Sapp (DT, Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

·         Madden “Clutch” Team: Drew Brees (QB, New Orleans Saints), Jimmy Graham (TE, New Orleans Saints), and Tim Tebow (QB, Denver Broncos)

·         Rookie Team (2012 NFL Draft Eligible): Justin Blackmon (WR, Oklahoma State University),

Robert Griffin III (QB, Baylor University), LaMichael James (RB, University of Oregon)


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