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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 08: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers evades a rush by cornerback Richard Sherman #25 of the Seattle Seahawks in the second quarter on December 8, 2013 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 19-17. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

With Some Help, 49ers Can Punch Their Playoff Ticket This Weekend

With 3 weeks left in the season, San Francisco could possibly clinch a playoff spot this Sunday. They will need to beat Tampa Bay first, and after that will be rooting for the Titans, Vikings and Packers.

12/11/2013

Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins warms up left handed before the start of a preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at FedExField on August 19, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Is RG III Ready To Play Again?

ESPN is reporting that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will start the season opener against the Eagles September 9. If so, it would be his first game action since his right knee was surgically repaired following a serious injury at the end of last season.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/28/2013

SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 1: Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks scores as he out runs Asante Samuel #22 of the Philadelphia Eagles at CenturyLink Field December 1, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jay Drowns/Getty Images)

Ex-Cal Star Marshawn Lynch Running Toward Seahawks History

Ever since high school, Marshawn Lynch has been compared to another running back. Lynch has been covered by the glory of someone else, will this be the year that he ultimately radiates his dominance on the gridiron?

08/27/2013

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Fantasy Vs. Reality: NFL Player Impact Doesn’t Always Line Up

Every year around this time, I find myself getting asked the same question over and over again from people who know I enjoy football. “So, who do you like this season?”

08/26/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Should Be The No. 1 Pick In Fantasy Drafts? Arian Foster Vs. Adrian Peterson

Which player should come off the fantasy boards first overall? Our Sports Verdict team debates!

08/08/2013

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Daily Madden: The Raiders Gamble On Josh Cribbs

The Oakland Raiders are hoping wide receiver and kick return specialist Josh Cribbs is as effective as he was before he had knee surgery after last season. The Raiders signed the former Cleveland Browns player to a one year contract.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/20/2013

Marcus Lattimore carries the ball as a South Carolina Gamecock. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Fraternal Brothers Of Rehab Helping 49ers’ Draft Pick Lattimore

Marcus Lattimore is an unwilling member in a fraternity of elite running backs who returned or are returning from gruesome and devastating knee injuries.

04/29/2013

Robert Griffin III (Photo Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NFC All-Pro Selections – Offense

The NFC’s all-pro offense features Packers QB Aaron Rodgers handing the ball to AP and tossing it to Megatron. Who else?

01/13/2013

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Around The NFL: Gregg Williams Out, All Day Wants To Play Special Teams

The Bountygate scandal just will never, ever go away. Oh, and Adrian Peterson may think that the Minnesota Vikings coaching staff is full of the dumbest people alive, if he truly believes they’d ever grant his latest request.

01/10/2013

Minnesota Vikings 37 - Green Bay Packers 34

Madden’s Wildcard Preview: Can The Packers Stop Peterson?

The Packers lost to the Vikings in Minnesota Sunday. But the rematch in Saturday’s NFC wild card game is at Lambeau Field. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew that the Packers will need more than home field advantage to win the game.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/04/2013

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