NFL World Remembering John Madden This Thanksgiving
Madden passed away on Dec. 28, 2021. He was 85 years old. Unsurprisingly, the NFL will honor Madden's legacy this Thanksgiving. There will be a "John Madden Thanksgiving" logo at the 25-yard line for all three games this Thursday.
John Madden logo, explained: Why NFL fields, helmets feature tribute during Thanksgiving games
After Madden died on Dec. 28 last year, there were questions about what kinds of tributes would be paid to him. And perhaps fittingly, the NFL has elected to pull out all the stops on Thanksgiving, a day in which Madden was an annual mainstay.