Dumbest John Madden Quotes of All-Time

Click below to view the Top 20 dumbest quotes from John Madden.

“Hey, the offensive linemen are the biggest guys on the field, they’re bigger than everybody else, and that’s what makes them the biggest guys on the field.”

1. “There’s a lot of letters in Ladanian Tomlinson”

2. “A team should never practice on a field that is not lined. Your players have to become aware of the field’s boundaries.”

3. “The best way to gain more yards is advance the ball down the field from the line of scrimmage.”

4. “If you lose your best cornerback and punter, I’d say that’s a double loss.”

5. “It’s 3rd and 20..They need a good play here.”

6. “See, well ya see, the thing is, he should have caught that ball. But the ball is bigger than his hands.”

7. “When you have great players, playing great, well that’s great football!”

8. “Ruben Brown made that play there….well I mean he missed the guy completley but he was able to create just enough room for Thomas Jones by whiffing. The air he created on the miss gave Jones enough space to score.”

9. “If the quaterback throws the ball in the endzone and the Wide Receiver catches it……. It’s a touchdown.”

10. “If this team doesn’t put points on the board I don’t see how they can win.”

11. “Whenever you talk about a Mike Shanahan offense, you’re always going to be talking about his offense.”

12. “Some yards is better than none yards?”

13. “Here’s a guy, here’s a guy who when he puts his contacts in, he can see better”

14. “Usually the team that scores the most points wins the game.”

15. “Mark Brunell usually likes to soak his balls before a rainy game.”

16. “When your arm gets hit, the ball is not going to go where you want it to.”

17. “They’re either going to run the ball here or their going to pass it.”

18. “The Dallas Cowboys have 2 types of plays in their playbook. Passing plays, and running plays.”

19. “When its raining the field gets wet, then all of a sudden everyones running slower”


8 Responses to “Dumbest John Madden Quotes of All-Time”

  1. The Sales Challenger™ » Beware the John Madden Sales Strategy Says:

    […] What I remember most about John Madden is how his “analysis” of games was really just stating the obvious—something along the lines of “their strategy is to score points while keeping the other team out of the end zone.”  Here are some of his best quotes I dug up online: […]

  2. dd Says:

    these quotes are all genius…. too many coaches and analysts over think the game… madden won a superbowl and never had a losing season because he never lost sight of the fundamentals. he was a great announcer for the same reason. if some of the simple things that madden announced were stated in a gameplan, maybe players wouldn’t make so many stupid mistakes

  3. Sean Terry Says:

    This guy is worth millions!

  4. Evan Says:

    These are hilarious! Thanks for putting this together!

  5. Pam Says:

    Love this! I would like to make a poster for my son’s post prom event (Madden is their theme)….because of copyright restrictions, I need your permission to make a copy of this photo of John Madden. Please let me know asap!

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