Quarterbacks like Robert Griffin III and Colin Kaepernick aren't just inspiring a new generation of running signal callers: They're changing video games.
EA Sports has been pumping up its new feature called "Run Free," according to USA Today. The feature will allow a variety of new moves for ball carriers, reportedly inspired by RGIII and Kaepernick.
"(The game) feels so much different -- the pistol offense, the read option -- it feels a lot different to me than the wildcat where you might throw in a couple plays but in a couple of years it kind of faded away," Anthony Stevenson, senior director of marketing for EA Sports, told the newspaper. "This doesn’t feel like that at all. This is personnel driven and you're talking about the future quarterbacks that are going to be the Pro Bowlers for the next ten to 15 years and take the torch from the Peyton Mannings and Tom Bradys. We wanted to make sure we represented that in this year’s game so we have a campaign called Run Free."
The game also promises better defense to stop the increased running game features -- something we're sure many NFL teams wishes they could add with the push of a development team.
Madden NFL 25 will be available August 27.
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