'Madden 13:' Calvin Johnson one step away

During his visit Tuesday to ESPN.com headquarters, Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson sat down for a SportsNation chat. One of the questions: Was he worried about the so-called "Madden Curse" that befalls those who appear on the cover of Madden football?

Johnson's response: "No, I don't worry about it. All things come to an end."

We're one step away from finding out if that's true.

Johnson has eliminated Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in the semifinals of the tournament to determine the "Madden 13" cover. He'll face Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton for the honor.

In the chat, Johnson revealed that he plays more "FIFA" than "Madden," preferring the allure of Man City over more football in his free time. But will "Megatron" soon become synonymous with "Madden"? And Lions fans, will you vote for or against having your team represented on the cover? By all means, fill the comment section below. There's plenty of elbow room in there these days.

The winner will be revealed April 25 on SportsNation at 5 p.m. ET.