Not an American user?


In the game you control the ball by players of your favorite team to win the match. Opposite players also has tactic commands of their coach to take the ball from you.

The game for first time features on-line gaming capability and also adds new teams like Houston Texans, and new NFL division alignment.The game also has Create-a-Player option, where the players can determine in mini-games their physical conditions, for example, to be receivers or quarterbacks. Later you can include these players into teams. However, there is also availability to trade players instead of train them. Also the game has an option, which allows to play from playbook and then practice it.

The commentary is provided by Al Michaels. The game has rendered graphics with all animation based on it.

The game is up to 4 players.


There are no GameCube user screenshots for this game.

There are 10 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.

Promo Images

There are no promo images for this game

Alternate Titles

  • "疯狂橄榄球2003" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Madden 2003" -- Informal title

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Aug 12, 2002 5 out of 5 100
Nintendojo Sep 20, 2002 9.9 out of 10 99
Christ Centered Game Reviews Jun 01, 2005 98 out of 100 98
GamersMark Aug 24, 2002 9.8 out of 10 98
Armchair Empire, The Sep 14, 2002 9.1 out of 10 91 Oct 15, 2002 91 out of 100 91
64 Power / big.N / N Games Nov, 2002 89 out of 100 89
IGN Aug 08, 2002 8.8 out of 10 88
64 Power / big.N / N Games Sep, 2002 86 out of 100 86
Factornews Oct 26, 2002 8 out of 10 80


There are currently no topics for this game.


EA cover curse

Marshall Faulk suffered the curse with a recurring ankle injury that cause him to miss five games in 2003 and the Rams to miss the playoffs for the first time in four years.


  • 4Players
    • 2002– Best Xbox Sports Game of the Year
  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 2003 (Issue #225) – Sports Game of the Year (Editors' Choice)
    • April 2003 (Issue #225) – Sports Game of the Year (Readers' Choice)
  • GameSpy
    • 2003 – PC Sports Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
Information also contributed by ClydeFrog

Related Web Sites

  • Madden (Fan site for all Madden/NCAA games and Sports.)
POMAH (39011) added Madden NFL 2003 (GameCube) on Nov 18, 2002
Other platforms contributed by POMAH (39011)