Faces of the game: Sandy Sandoval

In the riveting drama that is the National Football League, everyone has a role to play

Updated: August 26, 2010, 6:52 AM ET
By Eddie Matz
Portfolio by Ture Lillegraven
| ESPN The Magazine


The Inside Player
Sandy Sandoval

Without him, there'd be no Madden Curse. As senior director of athlete relations for EA Sports (he helped hatch the jocks-on-cover concept), Sandoval has the league's heavy hitters on speed dial.