John Madden

Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers talks with quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 during the first quarter of the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 21, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: 49ers Can’t Blame Refs For Second Half Collapse

The 49ers again fell apart in the second half of a game, letting the Arizona Cardinals overcome a 14-6 half time deficit to win 23-14. Some players and fans blamed the officials.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/22/2014

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on during the second quarter of their game against the Chicago Bears at Levi's Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Santa Clara. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: 49ers Need A Confidence Boost Of Win In Arizona

“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.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/19/2014

Oakland fans look dejected in the final minutes of the fourth quarter as the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Oakland Raiders by a score of 20 to 9 at McAfee Coliseum, Oakland, California, December 23, 2006.

Daily Madden: Maybe A Road Trip Will Be Good For The Raiders

OAKLAND (KCBS) – John Madden says the 0-2 Raiders have a shot against the 1-1 Patriots in New England Sunday. “(They) play at home (last Sunday), first game at home, have the Raider Nation there, […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/19/2014

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Daily Madden: It’s Time To Change NFL Timeout Rules

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 […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/18/2014

Darren Sproles #43 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs into the end zone for a 19-yard touchdown in the third quarter of the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 15, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Eagles won the game 30-27. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Eagles’ Up-Tempo Play Wears Down The Defense

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 […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/17/2014

A general view as fans fill up the stadium before the game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Chicago Bears at Levi's Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Are Stadiums Chasing Away Fans?

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/16/2014

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Daily Madden: Injured NFL Players Weren’t Ready For Regular Season Games

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/15/2014

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers walks out onto the field for the fourth quarter of their game against the Chicago Bears at Levi's Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Penalties And Turnovers Ruin 49ers Game Plan

“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.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/15/2014

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Daily Madden: Andrew Luck Is ‘The Next One’

It’s week 2 of the regular NFL season the Coach told the KCBS crew which games he is looking forward to watching.

09/12/2014

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Daily Madden: Texan J.J. Watt Will Be A Challenge For The Raiders

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.

09/12/2014

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