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Old 04-16-2009   #1
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Default John Madden Retiring

Yes, it's true.......His colorfull sometimes controversial character will undoutedly be missed. [LINK]
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Old 04-16-2009   #2
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Default Re: John Madden Retiring

I used to enjoy Madden but he had gotten to the point where he either:

A) restated the obvious

B) didn't make much sense at all

or

C) compared everyone to Brett Favre


Any coincidence that Madden is retiring at the same time as Favre?
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He will be missed.
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He will be missed.
I'll miss Madden from a few years back and not necessarily his most recent work.

He's an icon, though - gotta give him that.
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I wonder if the passing of Harry Kalas swayed him at all.
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Default Re: John Madden Retiring

I knew when Brett retired it was the time. He was waiting to see if #4 came back. Now its official, so he's out the door. So long John. Boom, Whapp!!!
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BOOM! And Madden retires.
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BOOM! And Madden retires.
This guy looks like he's having a lot of fun announcing.
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Any coincidence that Madden is retiring at the same time as Favre?
This was exactly what I thought when I first saw this. It probably went something like this:

Favre (via text): im retired fo realz this time
Madden: NOOOOO! :'( xoxox

Madden (to NBC): Football is dead to me. I quit.
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This was exactly what I thought when I first saw this. It probably went something like this:

Favre (via text): im retired fo realz this time
Madden: NOOOOO! :'( xoxox

Madden (to NBC): Football is dead to me. I quit.
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Default Re: John Madden Retiring

He was a institution with Pat Sumerall. You knew you were getting the top game and the top broadcast. I think alot of that left with Michaels. I love Michaels but I think Madden started losing it when they joined. Overall he set the standard for the new breed type guys with the "Boom", etc. He is right though..it's time.
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Default Re: John Madden Retiring

"one knee equals two feet"


Madden will be missed. Summerall not so much - I hope he follows suit.
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Default Re: John Madden Retiring

I'll miss Madden he is an icon.
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He will be missed, I liked his announcing. I wonder if he will continue the Madden video game series.
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He will be missed, I liked his announcing. I wonder if he will continue the Madden video game series.
EA is contracted with the NFL until at least 2012.
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Its too bad Madden never called a Texans game.
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Finally!.....now if we could just get tony kornheiser off monday night football..
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Man that sucks, always liked him.
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Finally!.....now if we could just get tony kornheiser off monday night football..

Now this I agree with.
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I used to enjoy Madden but he had gotten to the point where he either:

A) restated the obvious

B) didn't make much sense at all

or

C) compared everyone to Brett Favre


Any coincidence that Madden is retiring at the same time as Favre?
actually none of this is true, these are just rehashed jokes from frank caliendo's stand-up career.

madden's the best
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