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Daily Madden: Injured NFL Players Weren’t Ready For Regular Season Games

At least 22 NFL players have been injured in the first two weeks of the season. John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew many of them weren’t ready to play.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/15/2014

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers walks out onto the field for the fourth quarter of their game against the Chicago Bears at Levi's Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Penalties And Turnovers Ruin 49ers Game Plan

“You have a lead like that at home, there’s no way you should lose that game,” John Madden told the KCBS radio morning crew. “Turnovers and penalties will probably do it every time. When you have that lead at home and you have a pretty good defense and a pretty good running game, you have to be able to control that game.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/15/2014

Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens stiff arms Chris Harris #25 of the Denver Broncos as he runs the ball in the fourth quarter during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 12, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: NFL Competitiveness Can Lead To Bad Decisions

“You would like to say ‘well, let’s get back to football, it’s a game tonight,'” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “It’s hard to say that, even for me. It’s hard to say, ‘okay, let’s just put all that behind us.’ (This issue) is one of the things you can’t just put behind you.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/11/2014

Myles Jack #30 of the UCLA Bruins dives into the end zone on a three yard touchdown carry in the first quarter against the USC Trojans at Los Angeles Coliseum on November 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: It Takes A Special Athlete To Play On Both Sides Of The Ball

“You really have to be special to do that,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “You have to be the best on defense and the best on offense.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/10/2014

McDonald #91 of the San Francisco 49ers. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Arrested NFL Players Shouldn’t Play

Should the 49ers continue to play defensive tackle Ray McDonald following his arrest for alleged domestic violence? John Madden doesn’t think so.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/09/2014

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Daily Madden: Why NFL Refs Are Throwing More Flags

In the first weekend of regular season NFL action, the officials were throwing more flags at the line of scrimmage and in the secondary.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/08/2014

Running back Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by outside linebacker Anthony Hitchens #59 of the Dallas Cowboys as he rushes the football during the second half of the NFL game at AT&T Stadium on September 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The 49ers defeated the Cowboys 28-17. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: 49ers Versatility Is Key To Success

The 49er defense shined in San Francisco’s 28-17 victory over the Cowboys in Dallas Sunday. But John Madden says don’t forget about the offense.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/08/2014

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Daily Madden: 49ers Will Be Challenged On Defense

The 49ers open their season against the Cowboys in Dallas Sunday. John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew he expects San Francisco to win, but is concerned they’ll be giving up more points this season.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/05/2014

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Daily Madden: Packers Will Be Challenged In NFL Opener

John Madden likes the Seahawks in Thursday night’s NLF season opener with the Green Bay Packers in Seattle.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/04/2014

Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders in action against the Seattle Seahawks at O.co Coliseum on August 28, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Derek Carr’s Test Has Just Begun

John Madden said Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr brings a lot of unanswered questions as he steps into the starting role.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/02/2014

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