Quotes by John Madden

John Earl Madden is a former American football coach and sportscaster. He won a Super Bowl as head coach of the Oakland Raiders, and after retiring from coaching became a well-known color commentator for NFL telecasts.

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The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.

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That's the biggest gap in sports, the difference between the winner and the loser of the Super Bowl.

American Football, Super BowlJohn Madden
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In Oakland, Al Davis was a genius. We had Ron Wolff there, too, and he was a genius. There was no room for me to be a genius.

Las Vegas RaidersJohn Madden
 
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There's so many kids who only know me from the video game.

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Coaches have to watch for what they don't want to see and listen to what they don't want to hear.

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I was in New York on September 11 when those planes hit the World Trade Center. At the time, it seemed like it was a local thing. But three or four days later, we realized it wasn't a local thing. You could really feel the states become united. We became the United States of America.

September 11thJohn Madden
 
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If you see a defense team with dirt and mud on their backs they've had a bad day.

American FootballJohn Madden
 
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The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break.

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If you look at tailgating, everyone does it. It's for everyone who likes to cook outdoors.

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Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner! Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.

HumilityJohn Madden
 
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I'm a firm believer that there's no way that a six-year-old should have a helmet on and learn a tackling drill.

American FootballJohn Madden
 
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