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.
Marcus Lattimore is an unwilling member in a fraternity of elite running backs who returned or are returning from gruesome and devastating knee injuries.
The NFC’s all-pro offense features Packers QB Aaron Rodgers handing the ball to AP and tossing it to Megatron. Who else?
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.
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.
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson led the way for the Vikings, and is John Madden’s season MVP.
The 49ers announced the injury to star defensive tackle Justin Smith is a partial triceps tear, casting serious doubt on his return for the playoffs.
The Vikings beat the Chicago Bears 21-14 in Minnesota Sunday, thanks to 154 yards rushing and two TDs by running back Adrian Peterson.
The 49ers played the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday and never looked like themselves. After allowing their opposition to score a touchdown on their opening drive, helped by a personal foul penalty and a great play by Minnesota quarterback Christian Ponder, San Francisco was never in the game. It was the home team that showed heart and fight and handed San Francisco its first loss of the year.
The 49ers face the Vikings and Pro Bowl running back Adrian Peterson in Minnesota Sunday. Peterson is back after suffering a torn ACL and ruptured MCL in December, but John Madden expects him to seriously challenge the 49ers strong run defense.