RIP John Madden

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Forgot he would never fly. Took rv everywhere. He loved meeting America.
 

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There is a bar in Pismo Beach that we ran into Madden 2 different times. Also a kind and gracious guy. He seemed like he was just John Madden, not a star or a famous guy, just John. Loved his Raider teams and love him as an announcer. From what I hear, he was kind to all and very kind and giving and generous.

rest easy and say hi to Al.
 

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I liked his style.
He made his way to the top as a coach and then walked away from it.
Despite his achievements, he wasn't a trash-talker.
He stuck with what he knew. The hearts and minds of the players.
God bless him.
 

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The All-Madden special is going to air in a couple minutes at 8 PM on Channel 11 Fox in Southern California.

Just a heads up. I actually watched it again last night on Fox Sports 1, what a great show.
 

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I am saddened to hear of the passing of John Madden. John was not only a great NFL coach, and a great Raider, but he was a customer of mine when I delivered the Oakland Tribune to his family in Pleasanton, California. He was a very nice and generous man and his wife Virginia was likewise. Condolences to her as well as to Mike and Joe.
rip john
 

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I loved Madden as an announcer. Pat Summerall and John Madden were the voice of the '80's Parcels Giants. It seemed every week they announced the game. There hasn't been a better pair.
 

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Rest in Peace John. You left this place far better than you found it.
 




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