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honda522
04-16-2009, 02:39 PM
John Madden retires from NBC after 30 seasons in the booth - Shutdown Corne... - NFL - Yahoo! Sports (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/blog/shutdown_corner/post/John-Madden-retires-from-NBC-after-29-seasons-in?urn=nfl,156802)

tornadospotter
04-16-2009, 02:57 PM
good bye faider!

Vanilla Garilla
04-16-2009, 04:30 PM
I will miss your stating the obvious play by play announcing.

Favorite madden quote: "Your not going to get that first down, unless you can find a way to get to that first down marker"

IlovetheChiefs
04-16-2009, 08:10 PM
Interesting that this comes on the heels of Philadelphia's long time broadcaster Harry Kalas dying. And Madden, like Kallas, is also 73. Kalas died while preparing for a Phillies game in the booth at Washington. Madden may have been influenced by this in deciding that at 73 it's time to quit.

Vanilla Garilla
04-16-2009, 08:23 PM
Interesting that this comes on the heels of Philadelphia's long time broadcaster Harry Kalas dying. And Madden, like Kallas, is also 73. Kalas died while preparing for a Phillies game in the booth at Washington. Madden may have been influenced by this in deciding that at 73 it's time to quit.

Great insight there, thanks for sharing.:sign0098:

honda522
04-16-2009, 08:24 PM
I will miss your stating the obvious play by play announcing.

Favorite madden quote: "Your not going to get that first down, unless you can find a way to get to that first down marker"
Ironic tho, Len Dawson is kinda of the same really.

IlovetheChiefs
04-16-2009, 08:33 PM
Great insight there, thanks for sharing.:sign0098:

Thanks :) Yeah I heard the news at work today at lunch and some guys were speculating about the Kalas thing.

And yeah our great Lenny Dawson is also around 73 yikes. But boy, Lenny looks so much younger than Madden!

Sn@keIze
04-16-2009, 09:29 PM
Ironic tho, Len Dawson is kinda of the same really.
not really. Len only states the obvious when the Defense (or offense) arent doing what they obviously should be doing.

honda522
04-16-2009, 10:20 PM
not really. Len only states the obvious when the Defense (or offense) arent doing what they obviously should be doing.
yea, and thats annoying. he just don't need to make side comments like that.

Sn@keIze
04-17-2009, 03:25 AM
yea, and thats annoying. he just don't need to make side comments like that.
No Way! thats what makes Mitch and Len so great!

Len represents you and the fans by saying "what the hell where you thinkin?, youve got to do this!"