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Get ready to tell some tall tales, because this week’s Twitch Prime Legend is Philadelphia Eagles WR Harold Carmichael, with an 83 OVR!
At 6 foot 8 inches, Carmichael is the tallest wide receiver in the history of the NFL. He was basically Shaquille O’Neal in football pads, catching alley-oop passes and dunking on DB’s in the end zone. From ’71-’83 he had 590 receptions, 8,985 yards, and 79 TD’s. He was a 4x Pro Bowler, named to the NFL 1970s All Decade team, and is an Eagles Hall of Fame inductee. Can you imagine trying to guard him as a 5’10 corner? You’d get altitude sickness trying to jump that high.
After retirement, Carmichael was named the director of player and community relations for the Eagles, and was a Fan Engagement Liaison from 2014–2015. Which was awesome for fans, as long as they didn’t get stuck sitting behind him at games.
About Twitch Prime Legends
We’re teaming up with EA Sports Madden NFL 18 to give Twitch Prime Members at least an 83 rated Madden Ultimate Team Twitch Prime Legend and Collectible every week from 8/22–2/3. That’s up to 25 retired NFL ballers for you to add to your roster, plus collectibles to jack up their stats to a 90 OVR.
When you join Twitch Prime, you can claim your 83 rated Harold Carmichael + 1 Collectible in addition to an 85 OVR Reggie White + 5 Collectibles, allowing you to automatically start with a 90 OVR Legend immediately. So start a free 30-day trial, or link your current Prime account to Twitch here.
NOTE: Throughout the promotion, Twitch Prime Legends will be available to players who have claimed them for 30 days after the Twitch Prime Legend is release. Players must log into Madden at least once every 30 days to receive weekly content.
Watch Thursday Night Football With your Prime Membership
That’s not all Prime Members get this Football Season! Starting September 28th we’ll be streaming select TNF games on Prime Video, where we’ll reveal the upcoming week’s Legend.
Watch Twitch Streams to Get Even More MUT Content!
As if that weren’t enough, Twitch viewers can earn even more goodies just for watching their favorite Madden broadcasters — all through the magic of Twitch Drops. Every Friday from now until the end of the NFL season, we’re teaming up with EA Sports to feature select members of the Madden streaming community. Tune into one of these Friday streams and you’ll have a chance to win a Madden Ultimate Team pack. To find out which channels are part of the fun throughout the season, be sure to keep an eye on twitch.tv/eamaddennfl.
To learn more about our Madden benefits go to twitch.amazon.com/madden.
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