Why I Am Choosing All-Pro 2K8 Over Madden

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Posted on July 1, 2007, William Why I Am Choosing All-Pro 2K8 Over Madden

Joe Montana

Many people believed that a non-license pro football game had no chance to compete with Madden. The 2K football series debuted on the Sega Dreamcast due to the fact that Sega decided not to go with EA and Madden for their new system. Some of you may have short memories, but NFL 2K blew Madden away that year in nearly every possible category.

2K8 might be lacking an NFL license and current teams and players, but the game-play appears to match or exceed Madden in every category yet again. Instead of having current players, they are using over 240 NFL greats. In ways, I think that might be more exciting than using the current guys. Imagine assembling a new team with Joe Montana at QB, Walter Payton at HB and Mike Singletary leading your defensive squad.

The actual game-play and AI seems well advanced over past version of 2K football. It looks like zone defense actually works the way it should, which is never the case in Madden. Basically, the game has more star power than Madden, slightly better game-play and I think it’s good for a change. I really feel like Madden 06 and Madden 07 were next-generation failures, so why should I give them another chance? I love the idea of getting to play as some of the all-time greats I grew up with. It’s your choice… you can have your Michael Vick and his weed smuggling water bottles and fighting dogs, or you can have Joe Montana, probably the greatest QB of all-time. I realize Madden will probably sell better, but in the end NFL 2K8 will be the better game.

Check below after the break for the list of some of the NFL legends included in 2K8. You can’t tell me you wouldn’t love to have these guys on a team.

Bill Curry C
Dermontti Dawson C
Dwight StephensonC
Jim Otto C
Mick Tingelhoff C
Albert Lewis CB
Lem Barney CB
Lester Hayes CB
Mel Renfro CB
Mike Haynes CB
NightTrain Lane CB
Roger Wehrli CB
Terry McDaniel CB
Tom Brookshier CB
Willie Brown CB
Chris Doleman DE
Clyde Simmons DE
Deacon Jones DE
Dexter Manley DE
Elvin Bethea DE
Gino Marchetti DE
Harvey Martin DE
Jim Marshall DE
Lee Roy Selmon DE
Leonard Marshall DE
Leslie O’Neal DE
Reggie White DE
Rulon Jones DE
Tony Tolbert DE
TooTall Jones DE
Art Donovan DT
Bob Lilly DT
Dan Hampton DT
Dan Saleaumua DT
Dave Butz DT
Greg Kragen DT
Jerome Brown DT
Keith Millard DT
Leon Lett DT
Marty Lyons DT
Mike Golic DT
Randy White DT
William Perry DT
Daryl Johnston FB
Ickey Woods FB
Merril Hoge FB
Tom Rathman FB
Cliff Harris FS
Deron Cherry FS
Eric Turner FS
Eugene Robinson FS
Leroy Butler FS
Nolan Cromwell FS
Ronnie Lott FS
Solomon Wilcots FS
Bill Fralic G
Guy Mcintyre G
Jesse Sapolu G
Jim Langer G
Larry Little G
Randall Mcdaniel G
Randy Cross G
Russ Grimm G
Stan Jones G
Steve Wisniewski G
Tom Mack G
Abner Haynes HB
Barry Foster HB
Barry Sanders HB
Billy Sims HB
Charley Trippi HB
Chris Warren HB
Christian Okoye HB
Chuck Foreman HB
Chuck Muncie HB
Curt Warner HB
Dalton Hilliard HB
Dave Meggett HB
Earl Campbell HB
Emmitt Smith HB
Eric Bieniemy HB
Floyd Little HB
Freeman McNeil HB
Gale Sayers HB
Greg Bell HB
Hugh McElhenny HB
Joe Perry HB
Lenny Moore HB
Leroy Kelly HB
Marcus Allen HB
Matt Snell HB
Mike Rozier HB
Natrone Means HB
O.J. Simpson HB
Ottis Anderson HB
Paul Hornung HB
Reggie Cobb HB
Ricky Watters HB
Roger Craig HB
Ronnie Bull HB
Thurman Thomas HB
Tony Canadeo HB
Tony Nathan HB
Walter Payton HB
Brad Van Pelt ILB
Brian Jones ILB
Chris Spielman ILB
Chuck Noll ILB
D|ck Butkus ILB
Gary Plummer ILB
Harry Carson ILB
Joe Schmidt ILB
John Offerdahl ILB
Mike Singletary ILB
Nick Buoniconti ILB
Pepper Johnson ILB
Scott Studwell ILB
Al Del Greco K
Eddie Murray K
Jan Stenerud K
Jeff Jaeger K
Jim Bakken K
Lou Groza K
Brian Bosworth OLB
Bryce Paup OLB
Carl Banks OLB
Chuck Bednarik OLB
Dave Wilcox OLB
Derrick Thomas OLB
Greg Lloyd OLB
Jessie Tuggle OLB
John Anderson OLB
Karl Mecklenburg OLB
Ken Norton Jr OLB
Lamar Lathon OLB
Otis Wilson OLB
Robert Brazile OLB
Ray Guy P
Andre Ware QB
Archie Manning QB
Bart Starr QB
Bernie Kosar QB
Bill Wade QB
Bobby Hebert QB
Bubby Brister QB
Dan Marino QB
Dave Krieg QB
Greg Landry QB
Jeff Hostetler QB
Jim Hart QB
Joe Montana QB
Joe Theismann QB
John Brodie QB
John Elway QB
Johnny Unitas QB
Ken O’Brien QB
Ken Stabler QB
Len Dawson QB
Lynn D|ckey QB
Mark Rypien QB
Neil O’Donnell QB
Otto Graham QB
Roger Staubach QB
Sammy Baugh QB
Steve Bartkowski QB
Steve Grogan QB
Tommy Kramer QB
Troy Aikman QB
Warrren Moon QB
Charlie Waters SS
Dick Anderson SS
Fred Marion SS
George Mcafee SS
Jack Tatum SS
Joey Browner SS
Willie Wood SS
Anthony Munoz T
Bob Brown T
Bob St. Clair T
Bubba Paris T
Jim Lachey T
Jim Parker T
Joe Jacoby T
Joe DeLamielleure T
Korey Stringer T
Lou Creekmur T
Mike Munchak T
Rayfield Wright T
Richmond Webb T
Ron Mix T
Ron Yary T
Roosevelt Brown T
Tony Boselli T
Ben Coates TE
Billy Joe Dupree TE
Brent Jones TE
Dave Casper TE
Eric Green TE
Jackie Smith TE
Jay Novacek TE
John Mackey TE
Keith Jackson TE
Mike Ditka TE
Pete Metzelaars TE
Todd Christensen TE
Troy Drayton TE
Alvin Harper WR
Andre Reed WR
Anthony Carter WR
Bobby Mitchell WR
Charley Taylor WR
Cliff Branch WR
Dante Lavelli WR
Don Maynard WR
Drew Pearson WR
Dwight Clark WR
Eric Martin WR
Ernest Givins WR
Fred Biletnikoff WR
Gary Clark WR
Henry Ellard WR
Herman Moore WR
Irving Fryar WR
James Lofton WR
Jerry Rice WR
John Jefferson WR
John Taylor WR
Mark Carrier WR
Pete Pihos WR
Raghib Ismail WR
Raymond Berry WR
Rick Upchurch WR
Ricky Sanders WR
Rob Moore WR
Steve Tasker WR
Tony Martin WR
Wesley Walker WR
Willie Gault WR
Yancey Thigpen WR

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