Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead: John Madden Retires From Broadcasting

By NFLSportChannel
for NFLSportChannel.com

Published: April 17, 2009

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... get me wrong, I personally have nothing against Madden. I love the realism of his yearly football games (although the best one ever was in 1992 with the Sega Genesis System).  His commercials do not bother me either, although I never need "athletes foot medicine". 

None of those endorsements have to do with me being content of his departure.

So then, why do I want to see him go? Because of his bad game commentary, that's right, bad. He makes the most ignorant statements I have ever heard on the air, yet he has had a job for many years just because of his name. 

Let me give some examples to support my initial statement so that this does not seem as some an incoherent rant. 

Years ago, while watching a football game (during the time Kurt Warner and Marshall Faulk were with the Rams) he said on the air, "I think the Rams are the best team ever," or something to the effect.

The Rams are the best t...

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