The unexpected death of John Madden

Madden recently appeared in the  documentary which aired on Christmas Day. The documentary took a behind-the-scenes look at Madden’s training days and then an interview with the NFL icon, the first in more than a decade.

Madden coached in the NFL from 1969 to 1978, all with the Raiders. He was 103-32-7 as a head coach and led the Raiders 13-1 to a Super Bowl over the Minnesota Vikings in 1976. He was also the youngest coach to reach 100 regular-season wins when he made it to 42 years. he had a losing season and still has the most wins of all Raiders coaches. Madden recently appeared in the FOX Sports documentary “All Madden,” which aired on Christmas Day.

The documentary took a behind-the-scenes look at Madden’s training days and then an interview with the NFL icon, the first in more than a decade. He would later join the other side of the sport, in the comment booth. First for CBS, then FOX and then ABC and NBC. During his commentating career from 1979 to 2008, he was one of the greatest sports broadcasters .He was known for his quick wit and the way he was able to analyze plays.

Madden coached in the NFL from 1969 to 1978, all with the Raiders. He was 103-32-7 as a head coach and led the Raiders 13-1 to a Super Bowl over the Minnesota Vikings in 1976. He was also the youngest coach to reach 100 regular-season wins when he made it to 42 years. He had a losing season and still has the most wins of all Raiders coaches. He withdrew from training due to an ulcer problem and general exhaustion from work.

Madden’s legacy lives on in all aspects of the sport. He helped make Thanksgiving football a must-see television. He would award the best players in the game with a turkey leg, a tradition that still lives on during various broadcasts today. Madden ended his career as the winner of 16 Emmy Awards. He was inducted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame in 2006. adding where he felt necessary his patented .