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John Madden Calls It Quits

Published by on April 17, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

NFL legend John Madden, now 73 years old, has called it quits and retired from the NFL broadcast booth.

He started his football career in college at Cal Poly and went on to play for the Philadelphia Eagles. In 1969, Madden would become head coach of the Oakland Raiders, taking his team to a Super Bowl title in Superbowl XI.

In 1979, he would step out of the coaching role and join the TV booth, where most people would remember him best. He started out with CBS.

In 1994, he switched booths and headed over to Fox, only to shift again to ABC to do Monday Night Football after Superbowl XXXVI.

Following Superbowl XL, he would move for the final time to NBC, and his last game was Superbowl XLIII.

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