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Tuesday, December 28, 2021

R.I.P. John Madden (1936 - 2021)

John Madden

Hall of Famer John Madden, whose Oakland Raiders teams never had a losing season and a beloved football analyst for three decades, has died, the NFL said Tuesday night.

Madden, 85, passed away unexpectedly in the morning, according to the league.

John Madden '93

John Earl Madden was an American football coach and sportscaster. He was the head coach of the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League for ten seasons, and helmed them to a championship in Super Bowl XI. After retiring from coaching, he served as a colour commentator for NFL telecasts until 2009, work for which he won 16 Sports Emmy Awards.

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