Super voice gone: Pat Summerall dead at 82

Updated: April 17, 2013, 3:29 AM ET
Associated Press

DALLAS -- The voice of football. The NFL's narrator for generations. A master of restraint.

Pat Summerall soothed American television audiences over four decades -- his deep, resonant voice and simple, understated style served as the perfect complement to the boisterous enthusiasm of John Madden, his partner in a celebrated pairing that lasted half of the NFL player-turned-announcer's career.

Summerall died Tuesday at age 82 of cardiac arrest, University of Texas Southwestern Medical ...

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