Woodhead on to Round 3 of Madden vote

Danny Woodhead will take on Aaron Rodgers in the next round. ESPN.com Illustration

Patriots running back Danny Woodhead got past Hakeem Nicks in the second round and is now among the eight finalists vying for the cover of Madden 12.

Round 3 of the bracket-style fan vote pits Woodhead against Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. You can vote at ESPN.com starting today until April 11.

Among the other players still alive for the honor are Jamaal Charles, Peyton Hillis, Drew Brees, Adrian Peterson, Michael Vick and Patrick Willis.

Also, Woodhead will be stopping by ESPN.com’s SportsNation on Tuesday at 1 ET to chat with fans. Send in your questions now.