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12-26-2010--Chicago Bears defeat the NY Jets 38-34-Bears quarterback Jay Cutler winds up for a TD pass to Johnny Knox in the 3rd period. Chicago Sun-Times photo by Tom Cruze--

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Updated: April 23, 2012 11:49AM

The Madden NFL 13 Cover Vote ­officially kicked off Wednesday, after more than 4 million fan votes during two weeks of exciting play-in-round action. The fans have chosen the elite 32 NFL players who have advanced and will compete for the honor to become the cover athlete of Madden NFL 13.

In the matchup between Matt Forte and Jay Cutler during the play-in round, Forte won the fan vote to reach the 32-candidate voting bracket. Now Forte, a 6 seed, will go head-to-head against Patrick Willis, an 11 seed, during first-round voting in the hopes to inch closer to cover glory.

 Through April 25, fans can log on to to vote daily for their favorite cover-athlete candidate.

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