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Name: John Madden                                                                             
Born: 10 April 1936 Austin, Minnesota                                                         
John Earl Madden (born April 10, 1936) is a former National Football League                   
player, a former head coach with the Oakland Raiders, a football video game                   
magnate and is considered one of the top broadcast analysts for NFL games. In                 
2006, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in recognition of his                 
coaching career.                                                                               
Madden was part of a well-known CBS and later FOX sports broadcasting duo, along               
with Pat Summerall in the 1980s and 1990s. He was also the last color                         
commentator for Monday Night Football before it moved to ESPN in 2006.                         
He currently serves as a TV football commentator for NBC Sunday Night Football,               
author, and commercial pitchman for various products and retailers. Madden has                 
served as a spokesman for numerous endorsement deals, including the popular, NFL-branded       
home video game series that has carried his name since 1988: Madden NFL. He is                 
currently the football analyst for Monday Night Live (MNL).