John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85

The NFL announced Tuesday morning that Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden, whose passionate yells mixed with straightforward explanations provided a weekly soundtrack to NFL games for three decades, had died. He was 85 years old.

Madden coached the rebellious Oakland Raiders to a 103-32-7 regular-season record and led his club to a Super Bowl win after the 1976 season. However, a dread of flying contributed to his early departure from coaching.

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