QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the Oakland Raiders

Dating back to their founding in 1960, the Oakland Raiders have had 20 coaches in NFL franchise history. This list includes two Hall of Fame coaches, one Hall of Fame player and two Super Bowl winners. The team appears to be on a positive trajectory and recently ended a playoff drought after not fielding a contender since its last Super Bowl appearance in 2003. How many of the leaders...
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

The NFL may form a developmental league in 2017

Each year in the NFL, players are retiring at a younger age, and the league is seeing an influx of young talent. Many have voiced their concerns and are unsure of how good the quality of the game is at this point. Troy Vincent, the head of football operations is planning on unveiling a developmental league as soon as next year. The plan that will be presented by Vincent has a lot...
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November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

The Evolution Of Madden NFL Video Game From 1988-2017 Is Fascinating To Behold

Next week, Madden ’17 hits shelves and homes. It’s amazing to think we’re not far away from the 30th anniversary of the video game. Madden NFL has undergone so many changes over the decades — but so has the way we play and see video games — and to see all the changes in one place is absolutely fascinating. The folks at Fun.com put together this awesome infographic...
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August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Ken Stabler was the Oakland Raiders Autumn Wind

"The Autumn Wind is a Stabler,” is how the Oakland Raiders theme song should begin. We always talk about ‘glory years’ with a sense of nostalgia, a sense of better times, a sense of purity. The glory years for the Raiders, however, are always about how they created a culture appreciated by past and present generations alike. There is nothing nostalgic about the idea of The...
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August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

John Madden recovering from open-heart surgery

The NFL has announced that former Oakland Raiders coach and ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC analyst John Madden recently underwent open-heart surgery. The procedure was done to repair blockages. According to a statement issued by the league, Madden is expected to recover. And NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell had this quote about the man who has defined watching football for a generation: ...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell responds to John Madden’s criticism

Will Ferrell took a heavy dose of criticism from none other than John Madden for his spring training stunt where he played in 10 different games for 10 different teams in the same day. Ferrell’s stunt was done for charity and recorded with camera crews for a future TV project. Though Ferrell’s day-long affair was...Read More
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell responds to criticism from John Madden

Earlier this spring, actor Will Ferrell took the Cactus League by storm by playing nine different positions for ten different teams during five different baseball games. While it was a publicity stunt it was also done to raise money for charity. Not everybody was a fan of Ferrell’s stunt and that included legendary announcer John Madden, who called it a lack of respect for the...
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell Responds To John Madden’s Spring Training Criticism (Video)

Will Ferrell made a lot of people happy with his spring training stunt, but John Madden was certainly not one of them. The actor suited up for 10 different teams and played in five separate Cactus League games earlier this month, raising nearly $1 million for cancer research during the highly entertaining day. But Madden didn’t find Ferrell’s time on the diamond so funny. The...
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March 28, 2015  |  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...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Madden has Broncos winning Super Bowl 31-28 in overtime (Video)

EA Sports’ popular John Madden video game is touting itself as a great Super Bowl predictor. They boast that they have correctly predicted 9 of the last 11 big games, so naturally people were curious to see how they predict Super Bowl XLVIII will play out. EA released video of their prediction on Monday, and […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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