“When you lose, you not only lose a game, but you lose a little confidence and you lose a little swag,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “(The 49ers) have to get the win and they have to get the confidence and the swag. (People think) these guys are pros and they’re really confident. But when you lose, it’s like a fighter when he gets knocked out. When you lose you don’t know if you’re ever going to win another game.”
There was timeout confusion at a key moment in the New York Jets loss to the Packers Sunday. “Any player on the field can call a timeout, and that’s the way it was forever,” John […]
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – After upsetting the Colts in Indianapolis Monday night, the 2-0 Philadelphia Eagles lead the NFL in offensive yards and points scored. John Madden said coach Chip Kelly’s up-tempo offense is wearing […]
For Sunday night’s sold-out 49ers game at Levi’s Stadium, there were a number of empty seats in the stands as some patrons retreated to the new stadium’s private clubs and suites.
At least 22 NFL players have been injured in the first two weeks of the season. John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew many of them weren’t ready to play.
“You have a lead like that at home, there’s no way you should lose that game,” John Madden told the KCBS radio morning crew. “Turnovers and penalties will probably do it every time. When you have that lead at home and you have a pretty good defense and a pretty good running game, you have to be able to control that game.”
It’s week 2 of the regular NFL season the Coach told the KCBS crew which games he is looking forward to watching.
The Raiders will host the Houston Texans for a sold-out game at the Coliseum on Sunday and Coach Madden said rookie quarterback Derek Carr will face some challenges.
“You would like to say ‘well, let’s get back to football, it’s a game tonight,'” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “It’s hard to say that, even for me. It’s hard to say, ‘okay, let’s just put all that behind us.’ (This issue) is one of the things you can’t just put behind you.”
“You really have to be special to do that,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “You have to be the best on defense and the best on offense.”