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John Madden. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: John’s First Round Playoff Picks

They’ll be playing away from home on Lambeau Field’s frozen tundra, but John Madden likes the 49ers in Sunday’s first round NFC playoff game against the Packers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/03/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 20: Outside linebacker Tamba Hali #91 of the Kansas City Chiefs is congratulated by outside linebacker Justin Houston #50 after sacking quarterback Case Keenum #7 of the Houston Texans late in the 2nd half of the game at Arrowhead Stadium on October 20, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Chiefs Might Be Getting Healthy Again At Just The Right Time

Injuries slowed down the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of the NFL season, but now they are much healthier as the playoffs approach.

01/03/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 29: Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts scrambles from the pocket during a first quarter play while playing the Jacksonville Jaguars at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Colts Looking To Prove the Peyton Manning Era Is In The Past

Three seasons ago, Peyton Manning sat on the sidelines with an injury that many thought may end his career. The Indianapolis Colts drafted Andrew Luck out of Stanford and the rebuilding was about to begin. Little did anyone realize that the rebuilding would start immediately.

12/31/2013

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 15: Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on December 15, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Chiefs Prepare To Face Colts In Playoffs

Just two weeks ago, the Kansas City Chiefs lost at home to the Indianapolis Colts in a game that sealed the AFC West team’s postseason fate. Can they flip that outcome on the road in the playoffs?

12/31/2013

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos passes under pressure from Jason Hunter #93 of the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 23, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Raiders Face Broncos In Week 17 With Very Little On The Line

The 4-11 Oakland Raiders can’t keep the 12-3 Denver Broncos from winning the AFC West, but they might be able to stop their division rivals from claiming the No. 1 overall seed in the AFC playoffs if the Silver and Black can end a five-game losing streak.

12/24/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Will Represent The AFC In The Super Bowl?

The Colts and Broncos have already secured a playoff spot, with others offered the chance this weekend if all breaks right. The question is, which team will win the AFC Championship this year?

12/12/2013

LANDOVER, MD - DECEMBER 08: Running back Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after rushing for a first quarter touchdown against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on December 8, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Kansas City Chiefs: A Formidable Foe For Feeble Oakland Raiders

With the Oakland Raiders season spiraling into dark depths, the Kansas City Chiefs come to town looking to move up in the AFC playoff standings.

12/10/2013

BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 11: Head coach Dennis Allen of the Oakland Raiders walks off the field following the Raiders 55-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on November 11, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Oakland’s Schedule Did Raiders Favors In 2013, But Team Couldn’t Capitalize

As the Oakland Raiders enter the final stretch of the 2013 season, a quick glance at their schedule shows some missed opportunities.

12/04/2013

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 24: Nate Washington #85 of the Tennessee Titans gets wrapped up by Chimdi Chekwa #35 of the Oakland Raiders during the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum on November 24, 2013 in Oakland, California. The Titans won the game 23-19. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders Will Only Go As Far As Their Defense Can Carry Them

The offense in Oakland is no great unit, but the Raiders will only go as far as their defense takes them in 2013.

11/27/2013

Bruce Miller #49 of the San Francisco 49ers is brought down by Tom Johnson #96 of the New Orleans Saints during a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 25, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Tough Road Test For The 49ers

The 49ers are three point underdogs as they prepare to play the Saints in New Orleans Sunday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/15/2013

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