This is how people across America are celebrating National Madden Day
AUG 26, 2014 2:15p ET
EA Sports released Madden 15 on Tuesday, which may explain why your typically healthy 18-to-40-something co-worker suddenly fell ill with the flu or West Nile Virus or some ailment that will create a roughly 36-hour window for him to play the game until he crashes from a cocktail of Red Bull, beer and exhaustion.
Buzzer sifted through Twitter to take the pulse of Madden Day. Here's what we found.
This guy is the best.
Historical perspective and thoughts on man.
Madden and pineapple ciroc came out today. This day will be remembered in American history— Mark A Hawkes (@HitmanHawkes) August 26, 2014
I'm 32 and take the day off for madden. I can't imagine previous generations of men doing this.— The MiC (@NYCTheMiC) August 26, 2014
I remember when Madden day meant calling in sick and playing with my boys all day. Enjoy the moment young bucks.— Sharky guns (@jram305) August 26, 2014
Yet another successful madden tailgate with the day one crew. pic.twitter.com/jyIQlquLMP— Scuba (@Scuba_Mitch) August 26, 2014
Say hello to some guy giving thumb up at a Target. Nice call by Target adding Doritos to the display, but why is it all located in front of the women's undergarments section?
Now here's what NFL players are saying.
Thoughts on food, preparation and relationships.
Madden 15 and Taco Bell. It's a good day.— Ethan Thompson (@Ethan_Thompson_) August 26, 2014
today's every girlfriends favorite day, the new madden game is out... pic.twitter.com/xkQaZ4Rkir— Amy Benkert©∞ (@benkerrrttt) August 26, 2014
HAPPY MADDEN RELEASE DAY... y'all have valentines day let your dude have his day— Rell iAlways Wynne (@So_7fly7) August 26, 2014
Madden fades all day pic.twitter.com/RPLGFl7gOM— A.Brown (@brownbaggin9) August 26, 2014
Just got madden not moving from my bed till my draft tonight. Great day to be off today— pete wise (@Thewiseguy973) August 26, 2014
Enjoy the day, fellas. Remember to change your underwear.