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JOHN MADDEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Evolution Of ‘Madden NFL’ Video Game Captured In Two-Minute Drive (Video)

The “Madden NFL” video game franchise has come a long way since 1988 when it was still called “John Madden Football,” and YouTube user Michael Bromberg decided to show this in a cool and unique way. Bromberg made a video showing the evolution of the video game, but he did it using the play-by-play of a two-minute drive in the 1998 NFC Wild Card game between the Green Bay...
Via NESN.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Twenty-Five Years Of Madden, In One 2-Minute Drill

YouTuber Michael Bromberg put together a comprehensive video featuring graphics from various editions of John Madden’s eponymous game from over the years. However, rather than just show random plays, he used the two-minute drive from the 1998 NFC Wild Card Game between the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers to help drive home how far we’ve come in video game technology...
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

James Lofton’s Wife Nearly Gave John Madden A Heart Attack At HOF Festivities

  I don’t think James Lofton’s wife was wearing a bra at this HOF party. Just look at that old dog John Madden....
Via Busted Coverage
22 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports West
23 days ago  |  Discuss

John Madden turned down the chance to announce one final game

WWMD… What Would Madden Do?  Maybe that’s a question that comes to mind for football fans when it comes to the present slate of NFL broadcasters and current affairs in the league.  This week Richard Deitsch at Sports Illustrated had an interview with Madden that touched on numerous subjects. Perhaps the most interesting insight was that NBC approached Madden with jumping on...
Via Awful Announcing
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Brady disrespected again, this time by John Madden

I grew up with EA Sports’ Madden video games. When EA Sports implemented Franchise Mode in 1998, I wouldn’t have gone outside once the entire fall if my mom hadn’t made me. While my Madden-obsessive days have come to an end, the all-time classic game still pops up from time to time. That’s exactly what happened this week. For those who are unfamiliar, EA Sports’ promotion...
Via cover32 - Patriots
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

John Madden Named Coach in EA Sports’ Madden NFL 25 Edition That Celebrates League’s Greatest Stars (Video)

The Madden NFL Franchise is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and to commemorate the occasion, the man himself – John Madden — will be coaching the All-25 team, an exclusive group of the greatest football legends of all time. The roster for the newest Madden video game will be released throughout the next two weeks, starting with the running back and full back positions...
Via NESN.com
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

EA Sports Loses Huge Madden Lawsuit

EA Sports hasn’t had the greatest past couple of weeks. First, NCAA told them they weren’t going to renew their licensing agreement with the video game company, meaning EA could no longer use the NCAA logo or name in their games. Now, the company has also lost $11 million (and possibly A LOT more) in a lawsuit surrounding one of their most popular franchises, the Madden NFL...
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Pat Summerall and John Madden announce their first ever game together in 1979

We have dug up footage of the very first Pat Summerall-John Madden broadcast, a 1979 showdown between then-NFC Central rivals Tampa Bay and Minnesota.
Via Gamedayr
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

John Madden doesn’t believe in the “Madden Curse”

Getty Images Former NFL television commentator and the creator of the Madden football video game–John Madden–says he doesn’t believe in the “Madden curse.” “I was on the cover for several years, and I never once even pulled a hamstring,” Madden said, breaking into a laugh, per the Detroit Free-Press. “It’s a violent sport. Injuries are going to happen.” “If...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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