The NFL held moments of silence in stadiums throughout the nation earlier than kickoff Sunday in honor of Corridor of Fame coach and legendary broadcaster John Madden. And the tributes for Madden have been prolonged to the league’s broadcasts.
Fox, the community for which Madden served as an analyst for eight seasons, honored Madden with an alternate scoreboard for its broadcasts. A silhouette of Madden’s face was positioned within the prime proper nook, changing the standard Fox brand.
Fox announcers additionally donned jackets honoring Madden throughout Sunday’s video games. A number of gamers wore Madden-themed cleats, together with Payments wideout Stefon Diggs.
Madden died Dec. 28 on the age of 85. He is among the most legendary figures in soccer historical past, posting a 103–32–7 file as a head coach for the Raiders from 1969-78. Madden received Tremendous Bowl XI in January 1977, and he then kicked off a three-decade broadcasting profession.
Madden received 16 Sports activities Emmys for his work with CBS, Fox, ABC and NBC. He was enshrined within the Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame in 2006.
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