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Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants looks to pass against the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium on January 1, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Wild Card Weekend Picks

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – John Madden likes Pittsburgh over Denver, New Orleans over Detroit and New York over Atlanta in this weekend’s NFL wild card games. Madden told the KCBS morning crew Friday that the […]


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Daily Madden: Why Offense Is Topping Defense?

The West Virginia Mountaineers scored a bowl-record 70 points as they routed Clemson in the Orange Bowl Wednesday night, the latest in a slew of high scoring college and pro football games.


Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions tries to break free from DeMarcus Van Dyke #23 of the Oakland Raiders at Coliseum on December 18, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Raiders Fail The Test; Niners Prepare For Theirs

The Raiders gave up 14 points in the last five minutes in losing to the Detroit Lions 28-27 in Oakland Sunday.


Tommy Kelly #93 of the Oakland Raiders wraps up Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions, stripping the ball away from him at Coliseum on December 18, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders Fall To Lions After Late TD

The Detroit Lions rallied from 13 points down late in the fourth quarter to stun the Oakland Raiders 28-27 on Sunday.


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Daily Madden: Can Tebow’s Broncos Compete With Brady’s Pats?

In one of the most anticipated NFL game of the weekend, the New England Patriots face the Broncos in Denver Sunday. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew it’s a big test for the Tebow magic.


Sebastian Janikowski of the Oakland Raiders. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: An Impressive Raiders Victory

The Oakland Raiders set team records in field goals (six by Sebastian Janikowski) and longest punt (80 yards by Shane Lechler) in beating the Chicago Bears Sunday.


Philip Rivers prepares to take a snap against the Kansas City Chiefs (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Inexcusable Bad Snap

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers fumbled a snap late in regulation in Monday night’s game, leading to a 23-20 overtime loss to Kansas City. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew the mistake was inexcusable.


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49ers OL Davis Deletes, Tones Down Tweets Following Detroit Win

San Francisco 49ers right tackle Anthony Davis is toning down his tweets after a series of profanity-filled boasts on Twitter following Sunday’s 25-19 road upset of the previously unbeaten Detroit Lions.


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49ers‘ Harbaugh, Lions’ Schwartz Won’t Be Fined By NFL

The NFL will not fine coaches Jim Harbaugh and Jim Schwartz for their postgame tiff Sunday.


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KCBS Sports Fans: Coach Harbaugh, What’s Your Deal?

It would be nice if Jim Harbaugh was getting nationwide attention this morning for turning the sad-sack San Francisco 49ers into perhaps the NFL’s most interesting comeback story of the season.