John Madden, who has been one of pro football's top broadcast analysts, has decided to retire, NBC said Thursday. Madden, 73, has been working for the past three seasons on NBC's Sunday night NFL game. His last telecast was the Super Bowl between Arizona and Pittsburgh.
Here's what others are saying:
NBC Sports: John Madden retires from broadcasting
Pro Football Talk: Rumors were true, Madden retires
Scores Report: Like him or not, Madden is a legend
NFL Fanhouse: Madden will be remembered for regular-guy approach