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Mr. Impact: A Farwell to John Madden

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

When millions of us gather around the tube on Monday nights this fall to gorge ourselves on chicken wings, beer and other food and beverage items with high nutritional value, we will have to pay homage to the man that had more impact on the NFL than anyone. 

You heard me right.

He made the Raiders "THE RAAAIDUHS" before they became a complete laughingstock.  He was the only head coach to get out of Oakland gracefully, mainly because he couldn't handle air travel anymore. 

Along the way he won two Super Bowls, developed Willie Brown, Lester Hayes, Fred Biletnikoff, Ray Guy, Ken Stabler, John Matuszak, Phil Villapiano, Dave Casper...well, we could go on but there's more to cover.

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