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JOHN MADDEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

John Madden Recalls Chuck Noll Wanting Him To Be His Defensive Coordinator

In 1969, the Pittsburgh Steelers hired Chuck Noll to be their head coach. That same year, John Madden was named the head coach of the Oakland Raiders. During a Wednesday interview with Chris Russo on Mad Dog Unleashed, Madden talked about how Noll wanted to hire him to be his defensive coordinator in Pittsburgh prior […] John Madden Recalls Chuck Noll Wanting Him To Be His Defensive...
Via Steelers Depot
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

John Madden: NFL announcer still getting painkiller shots from team doctors

On the heels of a newly filed players’ lawsuit against the NFL, legendary broadcaster John Madden dropped a “well, now that you told us this, we’re actually not surprised” bomb on us. He revealed that an unnamed broadcaster was taking advantage of the painkiller shots meant for players. Via the NY Daily News: “I know an announcer that goes down to the locker room to get...
Via Awful Announcing
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

John Madden says Richard Sherman's rant was 'embarrassing'

Richard Sherman's post-game tirade on Sunday following the NFC Championship continues to be one of the major story lines as we approach the Super Bowl.Adding yet more fuel to the fire on Wednesday was NFL legend John Madden. Madden went on the air with Sirius XM and proceeded to condemn Sherman's rant.“I think it's too much,” Madden said on Sirius XM (via PFT). ...
Via Bush League Chronicle
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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Madden discusses Pro Bowl changes

Former NFL coach and broadcasting legend John Madden recently weighed in on the Pro Bowl, saying, "It’s still going to boil down to how they play the game."

Via Bush League Chronicle
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

John Madden Named Coach in EA Sports’ Madden NFL 25 Edition That Celebrates League’s Greatest Stars (Video)

The Madden NFL Franchise is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and to commemorate the occasion, the man himself – John Madden — will be coaching the All-25 team, an exclusive group of the greatest football legends of all time. The roster for the newest Madden video game will be released throughout the next two weeks, starting with the running back and full back positions...
Via NESN.com
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

EA Sports Loses Huge Madden Lawsuit

EA Sports hasn’t had the greatest past couple of weeks. First, NCAA told them they weren’t going to renew their licensing agreement with the video game company, meaning EA could no longer use the NCAA logo or name in their games. Now, the company has also lost $11 million (and possibly A LOT more) in a lawsuit surrounding one of their most popular franchises, the Madden NFL...
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

EA Sports loses $11 million (and possibly a lot more) in huge Madden lawsuit

EA Sports hasn’t had the greatest past couple of weeks. First, NCAA told them they weren’t going to renew their licensing agreement with the video game company, meaning EA could no longer use the NCAA logo or name in their games. Now, the company has also lost $11 million (and possibly A LOT more) in a lawsuit surrounding one of their most popular franchises, the Madden NFL...
Via The Nosebleeds
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Pat Summerall and John Madden announce their first ever game together in 1979

We have dug up footage of the very first Pat Summerall-John Madden broadcast, a 1979 showdown between then-NFC Central rivals Tampa Bay and Minnesota.
Via Gamedayr
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Canadiens Hire Former New Jersey Devil John Madden as Amateur Scout

The Montreal Canadiens have announced that former New Jersey Devil John Madden has been hired as an amateur scout. Madden, 39, is expected to scout NCAA hockey for the Canadiens in hopes of finding diamonds in the rough and bringing in undrafted free agents. Madden is best known as hard-working defensive forward who knew how to win, hence why his name is has been engraved on the...
Via HockeyBuzz
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

John Madden doesn’t believe in the “Madden Curse”

Getty Images Former NFL television commentator and the creator of the Madden football video game–John Madden–says he doesn’t believe in the “Madden curse.” “I was on the cover for several years, and I never once even pulled a hamstring,” Madden said, breaking into a laugh, per the Detroit Free-Press. “It’s a violent sport. Injuries are going to happen.” “If...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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