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John Madden (II)

John Madden was born on April 10, 1936 in Austin, Minnesota, USA as John Earl Madden. He is known for his work on NFL Monday Night Football (1970), The Replacements (2000) and Madden NFL 2003 (2002). He has been married to Virginia Fields since December 26, 1959. They have two children. See full bio »
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On Troy Aikman, "Now here's a guy who, when he puts his contact lenses on, can see better. Without his contact lenses he won't be able to see as well, and maybe he won't be able to hit his receivers on time." See more »


Since 1980, has worked as a color commentator on network television broadcasts of NFL games. For more than 20 years he worked alongside Pat Summerall, first at CBS, and then at the Fox Network. The pair's last game was Super Bowl XXXVI, after which Madden became co-host of ABC's Monday Night Football in the autumn of 2002 with longtime play-by-play announcer Al Michaels. See more »


His "nuclear" turkeys when he did the Thanksgiving Day football games with Fox, which were known to have up to eight drumsticks depending on how many players he was awarding them to. See more »

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