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Among all the players in this weekend’s four NFL playoff games, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will probably look like he’s having the most fun.
Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre’s NFL record for career touchdown passes and the Denver Broncos led the San Francisco 49ers 42-10 after three quarters Sunday night.
The Oakland Raiders have never been worse in franchise history, and for a team that used to pride itself on its winning ways, it’s been a long time since the Raiders have won anything.
After losing quarterback Sam Bradford to injury, the Rams called retired star QB Brett Favre to see if he’d be interested in playing again.
And the passing with Alex Smith is good enough. I mean it’s not a great passing game, but it’s good enough to get some first downs, keep the ball moving, you know, do all those things. So it’s put together differently from a West Coast-coached team, but there is a model for that. Remember the Baltimore Ravens and, like I said, the Chicago Bears.”
Two Northern California quarterbacks face off in Saturday’s divisional playoff game between the Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park.
With the worst record in the NFL, it appears likely the winless Indianapolis Colts will have the first pick in the draft.
John Madden offers his thoughts on the Bears’ cold weather victory over the Vikings to ice a playoff spot
John Madden analyzes Brett Favre’s NFL-record streak of 297 games started and discusses why it may never be broken.