SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — Illegal contact and illegal use of hands penalties are way up in the NFL this season. “It just shows how much they were getting away with before,” John Madden told the […]
The 49ers again fell apart in the second half of a game, letting the Arizona Cardinals overcome a 14-6 half time deficit to win 23-14. Some players and fans blamed the officials.
“When you lose, you not only lose a game, but you lose a little confidence and you lose a little swag,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “(The 49ers) have to get the win and they have to get the confidence and the swag. (People think) these guys are pros and they’re really confident. But when you lose, it’s like a fighter when he gets knocked out. When you lose you don’t know if you’re ever going to win another game.”
OAKLAND (KCBS) – John Madden says the 0-2 Raiders have a shot against the 1-1 Patriots in New England Sunday. “(They) play at home (last Sunday), first game at home, have the Raider Nation there, […]
There was timeout confusion at a key moment in the New York Jets loss to the Packers Sunday. “Any player on the field can call a timeout, and that’s the way it was forever,” John […]
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – After upsetting the Colts in Indianapolis Monday night, the 2-0 Philadelphia Eagles lead the NFL in offensive yards and points scored. John Madden said coach Chip Kelly’s up-tempo offense is wearing […]
For Sunday night’s sold-out 49ers game at Levi’s Stadium, there were a number of empty seats in the stands as some patrons retreated to the new stadium’s private clubs and suites.
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.
“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.”
“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.”