The 1-1 Oakland Raiders face the 2-0 Broncos in Denver Monday night. The Raiders have improved on offense, but John Madden told the KCBS Radio crew that most likely won’t be enough. “They still have to play against (Broncos quarterback) Peyton Manning,” Madden said.
Giovani “Gio” Bernard is creating monster waves during training camp for the Cincinnati Bengals that may prove to be a “Haitian Hurricane” on the NFL field.
The Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed cornerback Terence Newman to a two-year contract. Newman tweeted, “After much time and thought, I’m heading back to Cincy. And for those of you who think it was about money, the (Oakland) Raiders offered more.”
I asked on Twitter what 49er fans believed to be the equivalent of “The Catch” on the defensive side of the ball. The response was numerous and nearly unanimous.
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.
The Oakland Raiders lost their fourth straight Sunday, falling 34-10 to the Bengals in Cincinnati. Oakland’s defense has given up 169 points in those last four games.
Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes against Oakland’s dreadful defense, and the Cincinnati Bengals showed their former franchise quarterback that they’ve moved on without him, beating the Raiders 34-10 on Sunday.
Returning to Paul Brown Stadium for the first time since he was traded to Oakland, Carson Palmer looks to help the Raiders avoid a fourth straight loss and keep the Bengals from a third consecutive victory Sunday.
“If you watch Atlanta, they’re good, but they’re not a dominant team. Every time I watch them play, they come close to losing it seems.”
Carson Palmer almost had his career cut short by an unmovable president that was not willing to compromise on a deal. With that situation finally settled, Palmer has moved on to Oakland and is flourishing as leader of the Raiders.