Green Bay Packers
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.
Just four days after losing a tough game to the Titans, the Raiders meet the Cowboys in Dallas Thursday on KPIX 5.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are winless no more as they held off the Miami Dolphins to win 22-19 at home Monday night. The Jacksonville Jaguars also won their first game of the season on Sunday.
Playing on a weak right knee, Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor struggled in Oakland’s 24-20 loss to the New York Giants Sunday.
The Packers, Bears and Lions are tied at 5-3 in the NFC North with the Bears and Lions facing off Sunday.
Wallace replaced Rodgers after he suffered a shoulder injury in the first quarter. The Bears beat the Packers 27-20, and Madden expects the Packers to continue to struggle without Rodgers, who could be out several weeks.
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.
The 1-1 Oakland Raiders face the 2-0 Broncos in Denver Monday night. The Raiders have improved on offense, but John Madden told the KCBS Radio crew that most likely won’t be enough. “They still have to play against (Broncos quarterback) Peyton Manning,” Madden said.
“If you do a helmet-to-helmet, you probably aren’t going to get suspended,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
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.