Daily Madden: Seymour’s Big Pay Day

(KCBS) – The Raiders make lineman Richard Seymour the highest paid defensive player in the NFL. John says it’s a move designed to strengthen the Oakland defense from the inside out.

Atlanta QB Michael Vick cancels his scheduled appearance on Oprah. Madden says it appears someone decided there was more potential risk than benefit in the effort to rebuild Vick’s public image following his animal abuse conviction.

Did Auburn QB Cam Newton improve his standing among pro scouts based on a media day workout? John says some may be putting too much emphasis on how players look “running around in their underwear.” (8:05)

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