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A Genius Masquerading as a Moron: John Madden Retires After 30 Years

Published by on April 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The legendary John Madden has retired from the broadcast booth after 30 years.

Madden had this to say on his retirement:

"It's time. I'm 73 years old. My 50th wedding anniversary is this fall. I have two great sons and their families and my five grandchildren are at an age now when they know when I'm home and, more importantly, when I'm not."

"It's been such a great ride. The NFL has been my life for more than 40 years, it has been my passion—It still is...It's still fun, and that's what it makes it hard and that's why it took me a few months to make a decision."

"I still love every part of it—the travel, the practices, the game film, the games, seeing old friends and m...

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