Madden leads NFL Hall of Fame inductions

CANTON, Ohio, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Television analyst John Madden Saturday was among six people inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame at Canton, Ohio.

Madden was coach of the Oakland Raiders from 1969-1978, led the team to one Super Bowl title, and was the AFL Coach of the Year in 1969.


He retired to the broadcast booth in 1978 at the age of 42, and won 103 regular season games in 10 years.

"It means everything to me that I am being honored as a coach," Madden said this week.

Also inducted were two longtime Dallas Cowboys -- quarterback Troy Aikman and offensive tackle Rayfield Wright; New York Giants linebacker Harry Carson; the late defensive end Reggie White, who has been called the NFL's best-ever defensive lineman; and quarterback Warren Moon.

Aikman, also a TV analyst, passed for 32,942 yards in 12 seasons.

Moon threw for 49,325 yards and 291 touchdowns in 17 seasons.

White was an all-pro 13 times.

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