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Dan Marino

Former San Francisco 49ers Roger Craig (L) and Joe Montana speak at a press conference announcing the final game at Candlestick Park, April 28, 2014. (CBS)

Montana, Craig Among Stars Set To ‘Say Goodbye To Candlestick’ With Flag Football Game

The final football game ever in San Francisco’s Candlestick Park will be played this summer by a team of 49ers greats, led by four-time Super Bowl winner Joe Montana.

04/28/2014

Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos addresses the media on January 26, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Who’s Manning The Helm Better Than Peyton?

It’s not as toxic a topic as the New York/New Jersey border war, or as socially inflamed as the Richard Sherman saga. But, in a strictly sporting sense, it really is the topic du jour. If he wins Sunday’s Super Bowl, is Peyton Manning the greatest quarterback in NFL history?

01/28/2014

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Keidel: Final Chapter In Manning Vs. Brady?

No matter who has the edge Sunday, it seems the nation is rooting for Manning, because it’s been harder for him to win, because he’s not so pretty, because he’s considered one of us, because you get the sense that his aw-shucks, southern refrain is real.

01/17/2014

Joe Flacco

Daily Madden: Super Bowl Loss Shows 49ers Defense Needs Work

John Madden said he expected better efforts by both defenses in Baltimore’s 34-31 victory over the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/04/2013

Dan Marino (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Marino Impressed With ‘Dynamic’ Kaepernick, Expects ‘Exciting’ Game

NFL Hall of famers have a tendency to lean toward greatness and Dan Marino is no different. He’s particularly impressed with the play of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

02/01/2013

Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints dives into the endzone for a touchdown. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Brees Passing Record

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees broke Dan Marino’s season passing record in a win over the Falcons Monday night. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew it’s just one more sign that this is the year of the quarterback.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/28/2011

Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints dives into the endzone for a touchdown. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Why Offense Is King In NFL This Season

Three NFL quarterbacks have a chance to surpass Dan Marino’s single-season passing record this season.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/13/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: The Popularity of the Passing Game

According to stats published in the NY Times, 6 quarterbacks are on pace to break Dan Marino’s record for passing yards in a season. Not only that, you’ve got 44 individual 300-yd passing games this season, compared to just 96 in all of last year.

10/07/2011

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