Saying Goodbye To The NFLs Greatest Coach Of All-Time: Mr. John Madden

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Published: April 17, 2009

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... has officially retired.

John Madden is truly a football icon and legend. He made the Oakland Raiders what they are today. If you think about it, during Maddens years of coaching the Oakland Raiders (1969-1978) he amassed an unbelievable winning record of103-32-7 regular-season record and a Super Bowl championship.

The Oakland Raiders under Madden guidance won in the 1976 season with a Superbowl Championship. John Maddens Raiders are also synonymous with great Raider plays like the "Immaculate Reception", the "Holy Roller" and Dave Casper's "Ghost to the Post."

John Madden is one of my favorite coaches because he made the Raiders play so hard that the Pittsburgh Steelers literally cried after taking a beating by the Silver and Black.

The Raiders were even taken to court under John madden for pounding the Steelers. never in NFL history has anything like this ever happened. I love it when you watch the old footage and John Madden says,"Yeah ...

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