NFL Stars to Play Charity Madden Tournament on Xbox One

October 14, 2016 at 6:49 am by Terez in NFL


Today Xbox announce the Xbox NFL Player Charity Challenge, a bracket style Madden Tournament where eight NFL players will go head to head over Xbox Live for the chance to win $51,000 and Microsoft products (Surface Pro 4s and Xbox Ones) for their favorite charity. Players for the challenge will be Doug Baldwin, Patrick Peterson, Aaron Donald, Ndamukong Suh, Matt Forte, Devin McCourty, Greg Olsen and Von Miller. First round matchups will take place each Tuesday during weeks 7-10 of the NFL seasons with the winners advancing for the chance to win the prize for their charity. Each matchup will have a player at a local Microsoft store where fans can come cheer them on. All matchups will also be livestreamed via Twitch ( for fans not able to attend in person, but would still like to hear all of the trash talking. Fans will be able to submit brackets picks at from now until the start of the first matchup on 10/18 on who they think will win, ala March Madness for a chance to win a bunch of prizes. Fans can also submit weekly picks at any point throughout the program timeline. Entrants who come the closest to picking the exact score of the match each week will receive a weekly prize, such as autographed merchandise, NFL Shop gift cards, and Xbox accessories. And for every completed bracket and weekly pick submission, entrants receive one free entry into the Grand Prize Sweepstakes, for a chance to win a trip for two to Super Bowl LI in Houston. Check out the schedules below.-TO


Full Schedule

Week 7 (Oct. 18)

Doug Baldwin (Southern Youth Sports Association) vs. Patrick Peterson (Patrick Peterson Foundation)


Week 8 (Oct. 25)

Aaron Donald (Make-A-Wish) vs. Ndamukong Suh (Ndamukong Suh Family Foundation)


Week 9 (Nov. 1)

Matt Forte (“What’s Your Forte” Foundation) vs. Devin McCourty (Tackle Sickle Cell)


Week 10 (Nov. 8)

Greg Olsen (Receptions For Research) vs. Von Miller (Von’s Vision)


Week 11 (Nov. 15)

Winner Week 7 vs. Winner Week 9


Week 13 (Nov. 29)

Winner Week 8 vs. Winner Week 10


Week 14 (Dec. 6) – CHAMPIONSHIP

Winner Week 11 vs. Winner Week 13