SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – In his first playoff game as a starting NFL quarterback, Colin Kaepernick will lead the San Francisco 49ers against the Green Bay Packers at Candlestick Saturday. “He’s excited for the […]
The Packers lost to the Vikings in Minnesota Sunday. But the rematch in Saturday’s NFC wild card game is at Lambeau Field. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew that the Packers will need more than home field advantage to win the game.
In a key AFC match-up Monday night, the New England Patriots steam-rolled the Houston Texans 42-14.
“Houston has the best record in the AFC, but I have a hard time believing or saying that they’re the best team in the AFC,” John Madden told the KCBS morning crew.
The Oakland Raiders face a tall task in taking on the 6-2 Ravens in Baltimore Sunday. “Baltimore is a good team, and they’re kind of one of those teams that out here we don’t see a lot or hear a lot about them,” John Madden told the KCBS morning crew Friday, noting the Ravens have won 19 of their last 20 home games.
“If you watch Atlanta, they’re good, but they’re not a dominant team. Every time I watch them play, they come close to losing it seems.”
With Arizona’s loss to the Rams Thursday night, the Houston Texans and Atlanta Falcons are the only unbeaten teams in the NFL. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew the Texans shouldn’t have too much trouble with the New York Jets Monday night, but that Atlanta will be tested on Sunday by rookie Redskins quarterback RG III.
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Matt Schaub threw a touchdown pass to Lestar Jean, Trindon Holliday returned a punt for another score and Houston’s defense stifled San Francisco in the Texans’ 20-9 win over the 49ers on Saturday night.
The Petaluma Nationals won their first game in the Little League World Series televised nationally from Williamsport, Pennsylvania Thursday.