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NFL Legend John Madden Retires

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

John Madden retired from the broadcast booth today.  He has been broadcasting football games for 30 years, and before that he was the Oakland Raiders coach for ten, winning one Super Bowl with them.

John Madden will always be a part of my childhood.  I heard him announce games almost every week, and I owned about 80 percent of the Madden video games over the last 20 years.

I will always remember that he toured the country in a bus because he was afraid of flying.  And that he had turkey with eight legs created for the annual Thanksgiving Day turkey leg awards at whatever game he was working, usually a Cowboys game.

Of course, none of this has spoken to his knowledge of the game.  He is a...

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