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Justin Tucker #9 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates with his teammates after kicking a 53 yard field goal prior to kicking the game winning field goal during the fourth quarter of the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Kicker Saves The Day

Justin Tucker kicked his sixth field goal of the game, a 61 yarder with 38 seconds left, as the Baltimore Ravens beat the Detroit Lions 18-16 Monday night. The victory gave the Ravens the lead for the AFC’s second wild card playoff spot.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/17/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Does The Thanksgiving Game Better? Cowboys Vs. Lions

The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.

11/28/2013

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Keidel: Feasting On Football

The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.

11/28/2013

Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Sio Moore (55) prepares to sack Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Aug. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Daily Madden: Which Cowboys Team Will The Raiders Play?

Just four days after losing a tough game to the Titans, the Raiders meet the Cowboys in Dallas Thursday on KPIX 5.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/27/2013

Reggie Bush of the Detroit Lions carries the ball against the Chicago Bears. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: NFC North Now Up For Grabs

The Packers, Bears and Lions are tied at 5-3 in the NFC North with the Bears and Lions facing off Sunday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/08/2013

Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers on the line against the Minnesota Vikings on October 27, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: More Evidence It’s a Quarterback League

Down by a touchdown at half time, quarterback Aaron Rodgers led the Green Bay Packers to a 44-31 win over the Vikings Sunday night.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/28/2013

Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers throws against the the Washington Redskins at Lambeau Field on September 15, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: More Evidence The NFL Is A Passing League

Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers was one of three NFL quarterbacks who threw for more than 400 yards without an interception Sunday. “They’re saying now that Aaron Rodgers is the best quarterback in the NFL, and I’m starting to lean that way myself,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/16/2013

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 12: Riley Reiff #71 of the Detroit Lions gets instructions during a rookie mini camp at the Detroit Lions Headquarters and Training Facility on May 12, 2012 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Offensive Tackle Riley Reiff Looks To Protect The Lions Record-Breaking Offense

Riley Reiff, a former first round pick, is stepping into the starting lineup to replace a stalwart Lion. Is he up to the task? The entire team and fans certainly hope so.

08/23/2013

Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions runs for a 36 yard gain after a short pass from quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 during the NFL game against the San Francisco 49ers at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers defeated the Lions 25-19. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Cut Concussion-Plagued Former Cal Star Jahvid Best

The Detroit Lions have released running back Jahvid Best, a first-round draft pick from 2010 who hasn’t played since October 2011 because of concussion problems.

07/17/2013

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Ex-49er Kicker David Akers Agrees To Terms With Lions

San Francisco released David Akers a month ago after he slumped during the 2012 season. The six-time Pro Bowl kicker made 73 of 94 field goals over two seasons for the 49ers.

04/06/2013

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