EA cover curseMarshall 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.
- 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)
- 2003 – PC Sports Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)