The Raiders announced the death of the three-time Pro Bowler on the team’s website. Hubbard would have been 69 on Thursday.
Madden said he won’t be tuning in when the actor and comedian takes the field at five Arizona Cactus League games, playing all nine positions.
John Madden looked back at the free agent and trade frenzy in the NFL.
The Coach talks about NFL free-trade talk that goes before players are signed, the trade rumors of 49er QB Colin Kaepernick, the signing of Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith and loss of Frank Gore.
John Madden said if Justin Smith decides to return, he and newly signed Darnell Dockett will make for a formidable pair on the defensive line of the San Francisco 49ers.
John Madden said he’s not sure why the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade their star running back to the Buffalo Bills.
The coach talks about Florida State’s Xavier Rathan-Mayes scoring an astonishing 30 points in 4 1/2 minutes against Miami Wednesday night, the drug addiction problems surrounding Los Angeles Angels’ outfielder Josh Hamilton, the Detroit Lions release of Reggie Bush and issues with other injured NFL running backs.
John Madden weighed in on the latest happenings in Southern California, as the Inglewood City Council has approved an NFL stadium plan that would bring the Rams back to Los Angeles.
The coach says if Oakland and Alameda County want to keep the Raiders in town then they need to let the team know what they can do to make that happen. If there’s nothing they can offer, then it’s probably time for Mark Davis to take the team to Los Angeles where they can get new stadium.
The Coach is at Pebble Beach for the 2015 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am but explains why he won’t for much longer. He also talks about the NFL Scouting Combine.