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John Madden. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: John’s First Round Playoff Picks

They’ll be playing away from home on Lambeau Field’s frozen tundra, but John Madden likes the 49ers in Sunday’s first round NFC playoff game against the Packers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/03/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 20: Outside linebacker Tamba Hali #91 of the Kansas City Chiefs is congratulated by outside linebacker Justin Houston #50 after sacking quarterback Case Keenum #7 of the Houston Texans late in the 2nd half of the game at Arrowhead Stadium on October 20, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Chiefs Might Be Getting Healthy Again At Just The Right Time

Injuries slowed down the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of the NFL season, but now they are much healthier as the playoffs approach.

01/03/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 29: Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts scrambles from the pocket during a first quarter play while playing the Jacksonville Jaguars at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Colts Looking To Prove the Peyton Manning Era Is In The Past

Three seasons ago, Peyton Manning sat on the sidelines with an injury that many thought may end his career. The Indianapolis Colts drafted Andrew Luck out of Stanford and the rebuilding was about to begin. Little did anyone realize that the rebuilding would start immediately.

12/31/2013

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 15: Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on December 15, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Chiefs Prepare To Face Colts In Playoffs

Just two weeks ago, the Kansas City Chiefs lost at home to the Indianapolis Colts in a game that sealed the AFC West team’s postseason fate. Can they flip that outcome on the road in the playoffs?

12/31/2013

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 24: Nate Washington #85 of the Tennessee Titans gets wrapped up by Chimdi Chekwa #35 of the Oakland Raiders during the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum on November 24, 2013 in Oakland, California. The Titans won the game 23-19. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders Will Only Go As Far As Their Defense Can Carry Them

The offense in Oakland is no great unit, but the Raiders will only go as far as their defense takes them in 2013.

11/27/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 10: Terrelle Pryor #2 of the Oakland Raiders in action against the New York Giants during their game at MetLife Stadium on November 10, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oakland Needs To Conquer Road Woes On The Way To Respectability

For an NFL team to be playoff caliber, it needs to win most of its games at home and find victory half the time on the road: the Raiders are winless this year away from the Coliseum.

11/13/2013

Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers runs the ball against the Tennessee Titans at LP Field on October 20, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. The 49ers defeated the Titans 31-17. (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Kaepernick Looks Fresh In Road Win

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick passed for 199 yards and ran for 63 more and a touchdown in leading San Francisco to a 31-17 road victory over the Titans Sunday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/21/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Will Win Sunday Night’s Matchup? Broncos Vs. Colts

With the Colts and Broncos squaring off this week on Sunday Night Football, some are wondering if Indy, at home with a 4-2 record, can deal the juggernaut Broncos their very first loss of the season. Is this the week Denver falls?

10/17/2013

Quarterback Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts is sacked in the fourth quarter against San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium October 14, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Colts Caught Looking Ahead?

The San Diego Chargers held quarterback Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts to three field goals in a 19-9 Chargers win Monday night. “It looks like the Colts were thinking that our next game is against the Denver Broncos,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/15/2013

Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on against the Indianapolis Colts at Candlestick Park on September 22, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: What’s Happened To The 49ers Offense?

The San Francisco 49ers were embarrassed for the second week in a row, this time at home in a 27-7 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. “It looked like the fifth and sixth quarter of the Seattle game (last week),” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/23/2013

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