John Madden recovering from open-heart surgery

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- NFL coaching legend John Madden is resting at his Alameda County home following successful open-heart surgery.

Doctor's at UCSF Medical Center operated yesterday to clear blockages in the hall of famer's arteries. The NFL says the 79-year-old is expected to make a full recovery.

Madden coached the Oakland Raiders from 1969 to 1978. He led the team to a Super Bowl win in 1976. Two years later, he left the locker room for the broadcast booth.
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