John Madden — the NFL coaching and broadcasting legend who’s also the namesake of the famed “Madden” video game franchise — has died, the NFL announced.

He was 85 years old.

The league said he passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday morning.

“Nobody loved football more than Coach,” NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement Tuesday evening. “He was football. He was an incredible sounding board to me and so many others.”

“There will never be another John Madden, and we will forever be indebted to him for all he did to make football and the NFL what it is today.”

Read more in TMZ.com.

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