Giants DT Marcus Thomas pleads with 'Madden 13' to fix his profile photo

Marcus Thomas wants to replace Marcus Thomas' pic with that of Marcus Thomas. Got it? (Kotaku.com)

Giants defensive tackle Marcus Thomas -- not to be confused with running back Marcus Thomas who had a cup of coffee with the Lions in 2008 and waived by the Broncos in 2009 -- is fed up. The six-year vet thinks it's been long enough for the folks at Madden to put a face with a name. Specifically: Thomas' face with his Madden bio. After exhausting all options (we're speculating here; for all we know, before Tuesday the extent of Thomas' gripes may have consisted of cursing EA every time he fired up a game), the New York defender took to Twitter to publicly lodge a complaint.

Thomas then joked that his fate rested in his ability to avoid the turk in the coming days:

But thanks to the power of the internet, word got back to Donny Moore, whose Twitter bio reads "Madden NFL Live Content Producer & Ratings Czar." Moore was apologetic and promised to fix the mistake.

This prompted a change of heart from Thomas, who tweeted "Thanks, Mr. Madden. I love you." We're still not clear if Thomas knows that John Madden isn't actually a programmer, just the face of a game that's been around for nearly 20 years. Either way, mystery solved, all is right in the world. Now if Madden could just find a way to help the Jets score a touchdown...

Judge for yourself: Marcus Thomas (left) doesn't look like Marcus Thomas (right), right?. (Getty Images)

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Ryan Wilson has been an NFL writer for CBS Sports since June 2011, and he's covered five Super Bowls in that time. Ryan previously worked at AOL's FanHouse from start to finish, and Football Outsiders... Full Bio

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