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Madden retires...

Thu Apr 16, 2009 10:55 am

...and there was much rejoicing.

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Maybe now the Sunday night game will be tolerable to watch. What's Frank Caliendo going to do?
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Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:02 am

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Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:14 am

"You see, what's happening here is Madden just decided it's time, and he's going to go ahead and fill out the papers and just stop working. You know, not entirely, I'm sure. He'll do benefits and things. Kind of like Brett Favre. But he's to that age where he's ready to slow down, and I think that's a good thing for him and for his family."

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Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:29 am

Damage, I just LOL'd, thanks. I needed that. :D
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Thu Apr 16, 2009 3:36 pm

I'll miss him. He was always fun to listen to and you could tell that he loved the game.

I am looking forward to seeing Collinsworth up in the booth.
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Re: Madden retires...

Thu Apr 16, 2009 4:00 pm

Now that he and Favre are retired, they can go off and start a new life together! :D
 
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Re: Madden retires...

Thu Apr 16, 2009 8:02 pm

Kevin wrote:
I'll miss him. He was always fun to listen to and you could tell that he loved the game.


Have you listened to a game with him doing commentary in the past 10 years or is the speaker on your TV broken? :lol:
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Thu Apr 16, 2009 9:19 pm

People like Ron Santo, Tim McCarver, Joe Morgan, and Hawk&Wimpy (sorry, all baseball, I know, but the analogy fits), too, so it's possible that Kevin really truly liked Madden.

It is true, though, that it's obvious he loved football. It's just not true that he made any kind of contribution to the games he provided color for. He's better off being a fan.
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Thu Apr 16, 2009 10:43 pm

Kevin wrote:
I'll miss him. He was always fun to listen to and you could tell that he loved the game.



I agree. A lot of the other commentators out there are just plain boring to listen to and add nothing to the game. I liked madden and Al Michaels. The ESPN team is kind of bland.
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Re: Madden retires...

Fri Apr 17, 2009 9:54 am

I really enjoyed Al Michaels, but Madden made me want to go to Ace Hardware, grab a hammer and explode a can of Tinactin all over his face. *BOOM*

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