The Raiders make lineman Richard Seymour the highest paid defensive player in the NFL. John says it’s a move designed to strengthen the Oakland defense from the inside out.
John Madden analyzes the weekend’s NFL news: why Seattle’s upset of New Orleans is a good thing for the league; how Green Bay stifled Michael Vick and held off the Eagles; the Chiefs’ weak finish to a strong season; the Jets’ close victory over the Colts.
John Madden praises Stanford QB Andrew Luck for his decision to stay in school, and suggests Peyton Manning may have offered him advice.
John Madden analyzes the Vikings’ surprising win over the Eagles in Tuesday night football.
John Madden discusses the Raiders’ strong second half and their victory over the Broncos, their spotless record against conference opponents, and Tim Tebow’s impressive play for Denver in his first NFL start.
John previews Sunday’s 49ers-Packers and Raiders-Chargers games: the Packers have something to prove after last week’s poor showing; Green Bay cold weather distractions; Packers coach Mike McCarthy’s connections to QBs Alex Smith and Aaron Rodgers; the Chargers’ typical late season surge, and their improvements on offense, defense and special teams.
John Madden reviews his notes from Sunday’s NFL games.
John Madden analyzes the Monday night game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins. Plus, Buster Posey’s selection as National League Rookie of the Year.
Brett Favre’s record-breaking pass, Michael Vick’s amazing season, Cleveland Browns’ upset wins, and Univ. of Oregon’s high-powered offense.
The sports team cuts at Cal; New Orleans’ new old kicker; Vick vs. McNabb.