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Daily Madden: Raiders Need More Help Than Free Agents Can Offer

With more money to spend under the salary cap than any other team, the Raiders appeared to do little to improve on the first day of free agency Tuesday.

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Jonathan Martin. (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

49ers Acquire Jonathan Martin From Dolphins

Jonathan Martin, the offensive tackle who accused a Miami Dolphins teammate of bullying, was traded to the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday night and will be reunited with his college coach, Jim Harbaugh.

03/11/2014

Donte Whitner #31 of the San Francisco 49ers.  (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Free Agency Scramble Begins

“The Raiders have more salary cap money than any other team, so they’re going to, in theory I guess, be able to get a lot more on the free agent market than any other team in the league,” Madden told the KCBS morning crew.

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 06: Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles carries the ball during the first half against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on October 6, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Is Michael Vick A Good Fit For The 49ers?

Michael Vick, released by the Philadelphia Eagles, may or may not find a starting quarterback position elsewhere. But some NFL analysts speculate he’ll end up as a backup QB, perhaps on a team like the 49ers.

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Tommy John #25 of the New York Yankees pitches during a 1987 season game against the White Sox at Comiskey Park in Chicago Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Sports Medicine Pioneer Of ‘Tommy John’ Surgery Dies

Dr. Frank Jobe, whose Tommy John surgery has saved the careers of numerous athletes, died in Santa Monica Thursday at age 88.

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NFC Championship - San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks

GameDay: Is 49ers QB Kaepernick Worth A Big New Contract?

What is it with sports and contracts? Why do we always talk about a coach or player leaving when he still has time on his deal? First it was 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, now its quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

03/06/2014

Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles avoids a tackle by Will Smith #91 of the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Vick To Oakland Talk Is Likely Just Rumors

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – NFL veterans Michael Vick, Champ Bailey and Devin Hester reportedly won’t be re-signed by their respective teams – the Eagles, the Broncos and the Bears. John Madden discounts rumors that Vick […]

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Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers shakes hands with quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks after the Seahawks defeated the 49ers 23-17 during the 2014 NFC Championship at CenturyLink Field on January 19, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Is Kaepernick An $18 Million Man?

After three years as a 49er and two as the starting quarterback who led the team to two NFC Championship games and a Super Bowl, Colin Kaepernick is reportedly looking for a pay increase to around $18 million a year.

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Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers looks on in the second quarter as Colin Kaepernick #7 walks by against the Carolina Panthers during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 12, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Little Evidence Of A Rift Between 49er Players And Harbaugh

“I really don’t think there’s anything there,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

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Running back Rashad Jennings #27 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates an eight-yard touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles in the second quarter on November 3, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Eagles won 49-20. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Raiders Future More Likely In LA Than Oakland

Making it clear he has no inside knowledge, John said he thinks it’s more likely the Raiders would eventually end up in Los Angeles, which has no NFL team.

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