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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.

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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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