John Madden announces retirement

If you follow sports like we do (no, seriously!) you probably already heard the news: After 123 years serving in different capacities with the NFL, John Madden is retiring from his broadcasting duties.

We've written EA asking about the impact this will have on its franchise named after the football legend, but we'd postulate that abandoning his commentating will allow Madden more time than ever to cash his annual check.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.