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JOHN MADDEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Evolution Of ‘Madden NFL’ Video Game Captured In Two-Minute Drive (Video)

The “Madden NFL” video game franchise has come a long way since 1988 when it was still called “John Madden Football,” and YouTube user Michael Bromberg decided to show this in a cool and unique way. Bromberg made a video showing the evolution of the video game, but he did it using the play-by-play of a two-minute drive in the 1998 NFC Wild Card game between the Green Bay...
Via NESN.com
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

James Lofton’s Wife Nearly Gave John Madden A Heart Attack At HOF Festivities

  I don’t think James Lofton’s wife was wearing a bra at this HOF party. Just look at that old dog John Madden....
Via Busted Coverage
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

John Madden thinks kids start playing football with helmets too young

The NFL Network may have gotten more than it bargained for when it included John Madden in a panel discussion about safety in youth football. Melissa Stark has been hosting a five-part series touting the Heads Up Football program, which has been given a five-year, $45 million grant by the NFL to help promote safety within the game by educating coaches, players and parents. The final...
Via Fox Sports West
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

John Madden says Pro-Bowl changes won’t matter

Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster John Madden says that the Pro-Bowl changes will not affect the games marketability. The Pro-Bowl has struggled for a long time to attract fans because of its lack of competitiveness. Players are simply unwilling to risk an injury in a game that does not mean anything to their team or season. Madden says that’s the real problem and format changes...
Via Players View
August 02, 2013  |  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

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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