Colin Kaepernick Was Censored From Madden 2019 Soundtrack, Forcing Video Game Developers EA Sports To Apologize To Exiled QB

Colin Kaepernick hasn’t been part of the NFL since 2017. He tried several times to return to the league, but to no avail. Despite his absence from the league, he has been embroiled in a number of controversies.

One such issue was related to the Madden 19 video game. EA Sports is the producer of Madden 19, and it is considered the best game for NFL fans. In Madden 19, a song was named after Colin Kaepernick. EA had to censor his name because they weren’t allowed to add Kap’s name.

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The name of the song was Big Bank and rapper Big Sean used the name of the former 49ers quarterback in it. EA Sports later issued an apology about it. EA said,We made an unfortunate mistake with our Madden NFL soundtrack. Our team members misunderstood the fact that although we are not allowed to include Colin Kaepernick in the game, it does not affect the soundtracks. We messed up and the editing should never have happened.

They added, “We’re going to get it right, with a Madden NFL 19 update on August 6 that will once again include the benchmark. We meant no disrespect, and we apologize to Colin, YG and Big Sean, the NFL, all of their fans and our players for this mistake. EA Sports meant no disrespect to Kaepernick, and their apology showed their stance on the matter.

Colin Kaepernick is part of Madden 22

Madden 22 is the latest installment in EA’s Madden franchise. Even though Colin Kaepernick is not on any NFL team, he is in the Madden 22 game.

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You can play as Kaepernick in fantasy draft mode. Many people love the former 49ers quarterback and like to use him as a quarterback in their favorite video game. When the game came out last year, Kap had a better rating than Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow. At the time of its release, Kaepernick had a rating of 81 while Burrow had a rating of 77.

ANN ARBOR, MI – APRIL 02: Colin Kaepernick participates in a throw show during halftime of the Michigan Spring Football game at Michigan Stadium on April 2, 2022 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Jaime Crawford/Getty Images)

Since Joe Burrow had a great season last year, he now has a much improved 85 rating. On the other hand, Colin Kaepernick is still working hard to make a comeback in the league.

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