This just in: Shaun Alexander is having himself a pretty good year. Already the NFL MVP, Alexander will appear on the cover of Madden NFL 07, it was announced today.

“To be on the cover of Madden NFL 07 is a big milestone in my career since I have always been a huge fan of this franchise,” said Alexander. “EA SPORTS is focusing on the running game in this year’s version, so I was honored when I was chosen to be on the cover to represent the improved running game.”

Madden NFL 07 will be available in August on PlayStation 2,PSP, Xbox 360, Xbox, GameCube, Nintendo DS, GBA, and PC.