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An Oakland Raiders fan cheers on his team during their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at O.co Coliseum on October 27, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Fans Welcome New Season At O.co Coliseum; Team Looks For Improvement In Preseason Clash Vs. Lions

Two days of practice in front of boisterous Raiders supporters gave Oakland’s newcomers a taste of the passion of the fan base.

08/15/2014

Fans of the Oakland Raiders cheer in the Black Hole at O.co Colisuem.. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Raiders Need More Than The Black Hole To Intimidate Opponents

Among the fans at the Raiders-Lions preseason game in Oakland Friday night will be those in various scary forms of silver and black in the notorious Black Hole.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/15/2014

Brandon Marshall #15 of the Chicago Bears catches a touchdown pass in front of Darius Slay #30 of the Detroit Lions during the first quarter on November 10, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: David Banks/Getty Images)

Darius Slay Key To Lions Secondary

The Detroit Lions’ struggles last season cost Jim Schwartz his job, and another disappointing season could do GM Martin Mayhew in. When Lions fans and NFL analysts discussed the team’s issues and needs, the secondary came up more often that not.

08/14/2014

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The 5 Dirtiest Players In Football History

Here is a list of the dirtiest players of football history.

07/03/2014

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.

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