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Daily Madden: The Case Of The 9-0 Underdogs

The Kansas City Chiefs, the NFL’s only undefeated team at 9-0, are eight and a half point underdogs to the Denver Broncos this weekend. Have other 9-0 NFL teams been forecast to lose by more than a touchdown?

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/13/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - NOVEMBER 10: Darren Sproles #43 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates a touchdown during a game against the Dallas Cowboys at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 10, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. New Orleans won the game 49-17. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

49ers Defense Will Be Tested Against Offensive Powerhouse Saints

Both New Orleans and San Francisco are legitimate Super Bowl contenders and will have to play their best game of the season to pull out a victory in this one. The winner will not only keep alive their hopes of a favorable playoff path, but will also send a loud message to the rest of the NFC.

11/12/2013

Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins is pressured by Lamarr Houston #99 of the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: RGIII Not Yet His Old Self

Quarterback Robert Griffin III led the Washington Redskins back from a 14-0 deficit to defeat the Raiders 24-14 in Oakland Sunday, but John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew RG III is still not fully recovered from his knee injury and surgery last season.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/30/2013

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Keidel: Manning The Pocket

Peyton is still here. He’s still active. Boy, is he active. And last night was more than dropping a double-nickel, like Jordan did against the Knicks on his comeback trail.

09/06/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Should Be The No. 1 QB In Fantasy Drafts? Drew Brees Vs. Aaron Rodgers

With fantasy drafts now in full swing, would-be owners are scrambling to unlock the secrets of this year’s draft. To that end, let’s take a closer look at who might be the best QB option this year in fantasy: Aaron Rodgers or Drew Brees.

08/30/2013

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Fantasy Vs. Reality: NFL Player Impact Doesn’t Always Line Up

Every year around this time, I find myself getting asked the same question over and over again from people who know I enjoy football. “So, who do you like this season?”

08/26/2013

Matt Flynn #15 of the Oakland Raiders is pressured by Cameron Jordan #94 of the New Orleans Saints during a preseason game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on August 16, 2013 in New Orleans. (Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Saints Survive Against Raiders, 28-20

Drew Brees passed for 202 yards and a touchdown while leading five scoring drives, and the Saints survived a sloppy second half for a 28-20 preseason victory over the Oakland Raiders on Friday night.

08/16/2013

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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Quarterbacks To Draft

Having an elite signal-caller who can win you the game in crunch time is essential for any NFL franchise.

08/15/2013

An injured 49er is attended to on the field. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

California Bill Would Limit Workers Comp For Professional Athletes

The National Football League and other professional leagues favor legislation by Central Valley Assemblyman Henry Perea to close what they see as a loophole that athletes with tenuous connections to the state to file for what’s known as cumulative injuries that occur after years of playing.

07/10/2013

Quarterback Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Lowly Jets Hit Bottom

The New York Jets were eliminated from the playoffs when they lost 14-10 to the Titans Monday night.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/18/2012

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